BEW4000 - Research methodology 1
6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics
Leader: Professor Ron Davison
On completion of this subject students will be able to formulate a research proposal, develop hypotheses, identify appropriate research methodologies and prepare a research thesis. Topics include: the philosophy of qualitative/interpretive and quantitative research; qualitative/interpretive and quantitative research designs; quasi-experiments and experiments in the field; interview-based research designs; ethnography/participant observation and case study research design; documentation and observation research design; context/textual data analysis; ethical issues in research; research report writing.
Within semester assessment: 60%