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MAR725 - Research Methods

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:G Tanewski
Prerequisite:Completion of any four core finance units
Incompatible with:

MAA427, MAR906

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


Students will develop an understanding of the nature and scope of research in the social science field and more specifically in the accounting, economics and finance areas. The unit also aims to prepare students for the research requirements of their thesis.


Assessment 1 (individual) - Written assignment (memorandum of understanding) (500 words) - 10%

Assessment 2 (individual) - Written assignment (literature review) (2500 words) - 20%

Assessment 3 (individual) - Oral presentation - 20%

Assessment 4 (individual) - Written assignment (research proposal) (5000 words) - 30%

Assessment 5 (individual) - Written assignment (research methods) (2000 words) - 20%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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