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Research methods (6 points)


Leader: Mr Petko Kalev

Caulfield First semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Evening)
Hong Kong Second semester 2003 (Off-campus)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Evening)

Synopsis: Students will be provided with a detailed understanding of the principal issues underlying business-related research. Students who have completed this subject will, at an advanced level, be able to design research proposals; to collect qualitative and quantitative data using a variety of research techniques; to analyse qualitative data; to apply statistical techniques to the analysis of quantitative data; to design non-probability and probability samples; and to conduct research ethically.

Assessment: Research proposal (2000 words): 10% + Literature review (3000 words): 10% + Assignment (quantitative analysis): 10% + Examination (3 hours): 60% + Seminar Presentation: 10%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: Acceptance for enrolment in BBus(Acc)(Hons) or Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management

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