MAA427 - Research Methods
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
|Cohort rule:||(For Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) students only)|
|Contact hours:||1 x 3 hour seminar per week|
Note:You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
The unit aims to introduce Honours students to the nature of research and to a range of research methods used in the disciplines of accounting, economics and finance. The unit also aims to help students develop a proposal that will lead to the successful completion of their thesis in later trimesters. Having this knowledge, students should be able to further develop specialist research as required.
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Proposal Sign-Off by both student and supervisor(s) (500 words)- 10%
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written Literature Review of Research Proposal (1000 words) - 15%
Assessment 3 (Individual) - Oral presentation - 20 mins (supported with PowerPoint) - 15%
Assessment 4 (Individual) - Written Final Research Proposal (includes Literature Review, Research Design, Proposed Methods) - 3500-4000 words - 35%
Assessment 5 (Individual) - Written discipline-specific assignment (1500 words)- 25%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.