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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: This subject will provide students with knowledge of research methods and common statistical techniques to a point where they will be able to comment critically on research papers and carry out a research project independently. This will involve discussion of issues in research design, study of a number of commonly-used statistical techniques, use of computer statistical packages, and discussion of a number of published papers from a research design point of view.

Assessment: Research proposal (2000 words): 10% + Literature review (3000 words): 10% + Assignment (quantitative analysis): 10% + Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week or equivalent

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

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