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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Rob Hyndman


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • acquire the necessary quantitative skills to conduct high quality independent research related to business administration
  • acquire a comprehensive grounding in a number of quantitative methods of data production and analysis
  • consider and evaluate data collection instruments, sampling strategies and the appropriateness of archival data for a research purpose
  • assess research design including experimental designs, observational studies, case studies, longitudinal analysis and cross-sectional analysis
  • conduct quantitative data analysis of a suitable multivariate data set through a practical research activity.


Students must be enrolled in course code 3186 to undertake this unit.