Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 contact hours per week (2 hours lecture; 1 hour tutorial) |
Total Time Commitment:
144 hours per semester, including self-directed study and research
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Bill Harley
MBS @ Berkeley Street
Level 4, 198 Berkeley Street
Telephone: +61 3 8344 1670
This subject introduces doctoral students to the “big questions” faced by researchers in the domains of Management and Marketing, as well as the more practical issues and expectations of students designing and executing a research project in the Department. Topics include: the nature of the research process and key decisions made in designing and executing a project; the nature of social inquiry and different ways of knowing; the philosophy of science and epistemology (i.e., different ways of investigating organizational phenomena); the nature of theory and the theory creating/constructing process; and the ‘practicalities’ of conducting research, including developing research questions, designing studies and managing potential ethical issues in conducting organization based research.
In this subject students will be able to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics |
Master of Commerce (Management)
Master of Commerce (Marketing)
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