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MMC403 - Quantitative Research Methods for Business

Unit details

Year2016 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:

C Dubelaar

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

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%

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$2753$2923

* 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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