Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of seminars (intensive) Classes: Thursday 24 February – all day; Friday 25 February - all day; Thursdays 3, 10, 17, 24 March - 3 hour seminars; Saturday 26 March - all day. The exam will take place no later than 20 April 2011 |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours per semester, including self directed study/research.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Leisa Sargent
This subject will provide students with the theoretical knowledge and practical 'know-how' that will enable them to undertake an advanced management research project (325-408 Management Research Essay). Subject matter will include: the nature of the management research process; an introduction to the epistemology of management research; how to produce a literature review; how to design a research project; and, how to undertake quantitative and qualitative management research.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, you should be able to: |
• Explain the research process, including the philosophical underpinnings of management research, the literature review, the research question and research design;
• Analyse and evaluate research undertaken within different methodological traditions
A 3-hour examination (60%) and assignment(s) totalling not more than 4000 words (40%).
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject will be taught in intensive mode: two or three full days of seminars in the week before semester one begins, one three-hour seminar each week for the next five weeks of semester, and possibly another full day seminar in the fourth week of semester. Please contact the department early in the academic year to confirm the teaching dates and times.
Master of Commerce (Management) |
Master of Commerce (Marketing)
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