Faculty of Business and Economics

Skip to content | Change text size

print version

Monash University

Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)


Students should learn how to conduct a literature review; develop both research questions and hypotheses; formulate a research decision; gather and analyse data using appropriate procedures; write up research; and draw appropriate conclusions.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • implement a research proposal
  • recognise practical problems of conducting scientific research and propose solutions
  • write a comprehensive research paper
  • develop the ability to conduct and manage a planned study
  • apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills in individual and/or group activities dealing with a research project.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

David Smith

Contact hours

3 hours per week


AFX4000 and AFX4010


Students must be enrolled in course 0181 or 0171 to undertake this unit