Courses & Units

Data Analysis and Management BMA418



This unit is also available to students enrolled in X5A Graduate Certificate in Research.

Prospective students are advised to contact Dr Alison Dunn prior to enrolling in this unit.

Week 1: week beginning Monday 1 June
Week 2: week beginning Monday 6 July


This unit explores, practically, the management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Seminars and practical sessions explore the principles and practices of organising and analysing data using software support. The qualitative component explores computer-supported analysis using NVivo. Topics include data formatting, coding, developing and refining node (data category) systems, auditing analytical processes, developing research conclusions, and reporting research methods and results. The quantitative component explores computer supported analysis using SPSS.

Topics include creating and formatting data sets, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, developing research conclusions, and reporting research methods and results.


Unit name Data Analysis and Management
Unit code BMA418
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Management

Dr Alison Dunn

Teaching staff

Dr Alison Dunn

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Winter school On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Winter school 31/5/2021 9/6/2021 21/6/2021 11/7/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 020303

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Management and Tourism Honours candidates: BMA401 Research Methods in Management; 
Grad. Cert. in Research candidates: an equivalent unit in research methods (at Honours or postgraduate level).

Anti-requisite (mutual exclusion)


BMA401 or BFA410 for Honours students or enrolment in X5A Graduate Certificate in Research

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:



Teaching Pattern

Delivery over two three-day teaching blocks.


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