MMD916 - Thesis Method: Qualitative Research
2016 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive
Completion of all eight Stage 1 DBA coursework units or enrolment as an HDR candidate
Unit will be taught in intensive mode. This involves two-day workshops on two occasions per trimester - attendance on campus for both workshops is compulsory.
This unit deals with qualitative research methods used in conducting a higher degree by research thesis in a business discipline. It aims to develop each student's ability to produce conceptually well-grounded, systematically conducted and well analysed qualitative research. In practical terms, the student should be able to design a research proposal that includes or is solely based on the collection of qualitative research data. This proposal needs to be linked to the literature review underlying the study and to be able to address the research questions that flow from it.
Written assignment 1 (3000 words) - 30%
Assignment 2 - Data analysis (2000 words) - 20%
Written assignment 3 - Draft Research Methods Paper (4000 - 5000 words) - 50%
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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