BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS

BUS5BRM

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a critical engagement with business research methods, and considers both quantitative and qualitative approaches to research. It provides students with skills required to undertake empirical, archival, descriptive, and analytical research in business contexts. Report, thesis writing, and presentation skills are also considered.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesCritical thinking, problem-solving skills, problem solving assignments, presentation skills, write a research topic analysis

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must have 75% WAM before enrolling in this subject

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Readings

Business Research Methods

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AuthorZikmund, W.G

Year2012

Edition/Volume9th

PublisherTHOMSON, OHIO (LATEST EDITION)

ISBN9781111826925

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Research Design in Social Research

Resource TypePrescribed

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AuthorDe Vaus, D

Year2002

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PublisherSAGE LONDON

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate critical thinking skills that enhance research process
02. Demonstrate problem solving skills that enhance research process
03. Describe and critically apply various research methodologies as they pertain to ethical scientific enquiry
04. Present topic analysis verbally
05. Write a research-based topic analysis

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