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BU4073 - Research Methods and Analysis

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Students must undertake both BU4072 and BU4073 concurrently.

This subject develops research strategies and methodological skills and analyses relevant to business research. Topics considered include case studies, survey methodology, questionnaire construction, field work techniques, simulation methods, focus groups and index construction. Multiple data analysis techniques are addressed. Emphasis is placed on the intelligent interpretation of information.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop awareness of research as a process;
  • develop knowledge of a variety of research methods;
  • develop knowledge of a range of data analysis techniques.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination - In class - (50%) - Individual
  • Method Assignment - (25%) - Individual
  • Individual Advanced Statistics Assignment - (25%) - Individual.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU4065

Availabilities

Cairns, Trimester 1, Mixed attendance
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Face to face teaching 13-Feb-2023 to 30-Apr-2023
Coord/Lect: Professor Damian Morgan.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising Session
  • 20 hours workshops
  • 10 hours online activity - recording, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 1, Mixed attendance
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Face to face teaching 13-Feb-2023 to 30-Apr-2023
Coord/Lect: Professor Damian Morgan.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising Session
  • 20 hours workshops
  • 10 hours online activity - recording, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.