MPL701 - Leadership Research Methods


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Trimester 2: Online
Trimester 3: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in D713, M538, M597, M701, M738, M797
Previously: Leadership Challenges

MPL700 or MBA730/MBR730 or MBA706/MBR706

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MPM773
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including online content for each topic which is available on demand.


This unit uses the FutureLearn online learning platform. Learn more about studying through FutureLearn.


This unit is designed for students undertaking studies in leadership. The purpose of the unit is to explore the application of research methodology to provide solutions to leadership issues students are experiencing in the workplace. This unit will introduce both qualitative and quantitative research methods, including a focus on issues such as research ethics, literature reviews and research planning. It is delivered wholly online, so students take full responsibility for their own learning and progress. Through readings, online lectures and podcasts, interactive discussion boards, and individual activities, students will engage with a range of research methods in order to apply them to their own leadership challenges.

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