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MANT414 Research Process

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Topics in research, history, philosophy, theory and practice. Topic emphasis and learning methods vary according to instructor and student interest.

Paper title Research Process
Paper code MANT414
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,113.72
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,177.04

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72 300-level MANT points
Teaching staff

Co-ordinator: Annie Zhang

Teaching Arrangements

This paper is taught via lectures and workshops.


Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper should be able to

  • Understand different research approaches, the nature of knowledge and the ways it is produced and interpreted
  • Follow the argument of academic papers published in peer-reviewed journals written for an academic audience, and critically appreciate the research methods used to support these arguments
  • Identify research managerial and research problems, justify research questions and develop research hypotheses
  • Design and conduct a piece of research adopting a quantitative/qualitative approach
  • Write a well-articulated and logically structured research paper

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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Thursday 10:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22