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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Rob Hyndman


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. acquire the necessary quantitative skills to conduct high quality independent research related to business administration
  2. acquire a comprehensive grounding in a number of quantitative methods of data production and analysis
  3. consider and evaluate data collection instruments, sampling strategies and the appropriateness of archival data for a research purpose
  4. assess research design including experimental designs, observational studies, case studies, longitudinal analysis and cross-sectional analysis
  5. 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.