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MMC401 - Qualitative Research for Business

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and Bachelor of Property and Real Estate (Honours) students only)

Unit chair:

M Parris

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

This research unit requires no formal class attendance; however, it will involve a minimum of 22 hours’ supervised contact per trimester.

Content

This unit will focus on skills needed to carry out qualitative research in management and marketing. This includes skills required for focus group research; interviewing; observational techniques; and case study research. In addition, the challenges of analysing and critiquing qualitative research will be considered. Selected topics include: the case study as a research strategy; the interactive nature of qualitative data-content analysis; coding and analysis of qualitative data and evaluating qualitative research.

Assessment

Assignment 1 (Research essay) 2500 words 30%

Assignment 2 (Research essay) 3000 words 35%

Assignment 3 (Research essay) 3000 words 35%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1305$1305$2753$2965

* 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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