(a) Demonstrate a critical appreciation of the major steps involved in conducting research.
(b) Demonstrate an extended understanding of various business research designs and methods, and be able to evaluate and explain their strengths and weaknesses in research designs for particular projects.
(c) Demonstrate a critical appreciation of ethical issues in research and an advanced understanding of appropriate procedures and protocols applicable to these issues.
(d) Critically review and evaluate research literature.
(e) Design research for a particular project, explaining the limitations, advantages, and technical and ethical implications of the techniques employed.
(f) Select, justify and design questions suitable for a survey instrument and be able to analyse survey data in relation to a particular research question.
(g) Prepare a formal research proposal investigating an innovative and/or unresolved research question.
Knowledge and Understanding
Content and exploration of theories and ideas
Analysis, synthesis and critical engagement
Technical skills and referencing
Based on your chosen research topic, research problem and questions, develop a research design and strategy that you will use to address the research questions. You must use relevant scholarly literature to develop your arguments.
Provide a summary of your research problem and state your research objectives and questions
Identify and describe a research design (qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods research) appropriate for your study. Provide justifications for your decisions
Based on your chosen research design, select a research strategy that you will use to address your research questions.
Provide justifications for your decisions