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MMC403 - Quantitative Research Methods for Business

Unit details

Year2015 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:

P Turner

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week


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.


Written Assignment 1 (Report) 1000 words 20%

Test 30%

Written Assignment 2 (Research report) 5000 words 50%

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.

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