Provides both a theoretical understanding of research methods and the practical aspects of using such methods in student research.
This paper gives students an overall understanding of the research process, particularly focusing on qualitative research methods. It is a key foundation course for other 400-level papers, and for postgraduate research degrees in Management.
|Paper title||Advanced Research Practice|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,058.71|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,692.94|
- Pre or Corequisite
- MANT 414
- Teaching staff
- To be advised.
- Text books are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Upon successful completion of this paper, you should be able to:
- Identify the different epistemological assumptions that underpin research, and appreciate the value and limitations of these in various applications.
- Appreciate a range of qualitative methodologies available for conducting research into management and organisations.
- Understand the contexts for which each method is appropriate; and its strengths and weaknesses.
- Develop research objectives, research questions, and design an interview schedule to generate qualitative data.
- Be familiar with different types of interviews and have experience in conducting interviews.
- Understand approaches to analysing qualitative data using NVivo software.
- Course outline
- View the course outline MANT 415
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Management's website