Course Title: Research Methods 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 028485

Course Title: Research Methods 2

Credit Points: 6

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


660H Grad School of Business


Sem 2 2006

Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Rosalie Holian

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5943

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This is a second year course in the DBA, and assumes that basic Research Methods knowledge and capabilities have been developed due to successful completion of Research Methods 1a/1b in the first year of the DBA 

Course Description

This course aims to build on candidates knowledge and skills in order to implement individual research plans in order to achieve successful progress on DBA thesis research projects which involve a substantial amount of business management or organisational research.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

By the completion of this course candidates should be familiar with the application of a quantitative or qualitative method of data gathering,

including ethical issues, and the related quantitative or qualitative method(s) of data analysis. 

As above

Overview of Learning Activities

Face to Face seminars

Overview of Learning Resources

There is no set text for this course

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be based on the written Progress Report for Semester 2.