Unit details

MAA427 - Research Methods

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) students only)
Unit chair:

G Tanewski

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

MAR906, MAR725

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.

Content

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

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written assignment 500-1000 words 10%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written assignment 1500 words 10%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Oral presentation 15%

Assessment 4 (Individual) - Assignment 3000 words 30%

Assessment 5 (Individual) - Written assignment 3500-4000 words 35%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1260$1260$2594$2754

* 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.


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