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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
Corequisite:MAF759
Incompatible with:

MAA427, MAR906

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Note:

Special enrolment procedure applies - please contact a student adviser for further details.

Content

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

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

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$3051$3864

* 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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