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MMC403 - Quantitative Research Methods for Business

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:

P Turner

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
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

This unit will provide students with the ability to design surveys, experiments and other methods of quantitative research and to analyse the resulting data. It will introduce students to a wide range of frequentist multivariate analysis tools based on dependence and interdependence techniques. It will also provide students with a solid grounding in computing skills using SPSS, Amos and Excel to enable them to communicate research results effectively, and provide them with a sound knowledge of the key issues and principles of data analysis. Students will also be encouraged to use a wide variety of sources of data including the selection of specific sub-samples from existing datasets, published tables and data available online.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1 (Report) 1000 words 20%, Test 30%, Written Assignment 2 (Research Report) 5000 words 50%

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