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This unit aims to provide a thorough understanding and appreciation of the nature and processes of research. It is specifically designed to help those students engaged in research for the first time. This unit will help develop skills as a researcher by addressing just what research is, and what is involved in the detail of the research process. Students will gain an understanding of issues which underlie the practice of research by studying conceptual frameworks of different researchers, by analysis of completed research studies, and by application of what they learn through their own research study.

Summary 2021

Unit name Research Methods
Unit code JNB508
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management

Dr Bill Du

Teaching staff

Dr Bill Du

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

On-campus: One 2 to 3 hour workshop per week depending on number of students enrolled.

Distance: Study guide and readings.


On-campus: Coursework 100%   No Examination

Distance: Coursework 100%   No Examination

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