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AFX4012

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)

Synopsis

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.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

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

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

David Smith

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in course 0181 or 0171 or 4416 to undertake this unit.