MAA427 - Research Methods
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
|Cohort rule:||(For Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) students only)|
Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
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%
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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