2023 unit information
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This research unit involves a minimum of 33 hours supervised contact per trimester.
This unit provides students with the requisite knowledge and skills in qualitative research methods to enable them to design and execute a qualitative research design as part of the research project. Students also develop skills to critically evaluate qualitative research undertaken by others. The unit includes the following topics: how to develop a research area and design the research project, along with a discussion of different available qualitative research methods.
Critically evaluate different qualitative research methods and their underpinning research paradigms.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Evaluate and critically analyse a range of qualitative methods of data collection and analysis.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinking
Use online resources to find and identify materials relevant to the unit content.
GLO3: Digital literacy
Communicate clear and persuasive arguments in relation to the use of qualitative research methods across a range of business disciplines.
GLO2: CommunicationGLO4: Critical thinking
Assessment 2: (Individual) Written Self-reflection
Assessment 3: (Individual) Report (Research)
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMM906 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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