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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Project/Other Research Unit

Credit points

12

Pre-requisites

84 credit points in any SCU units

Unit aim

Introduces participants to research related to the real world and opportunities in industry. Participants will learn about the research process, identify a suitable issue for research, and identify suitable research tools to address the issue.

Unit content

  • What is industry research? 
  • Identifying problems for research
  • Reviewing literature to inform research approach
  • Designing a research project
  • Developing Quantitative Research Tools
  • Developing Qualitative Research Tools

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 identify and justify management related industry problems, issues or opportunities worthy of investigation.
2 create and present an ethical and achievable research design based on justifiable and evidence-based methods
3 critically review and synthesise literature with regard to relevant research problems, issues or opportunities.
4 develop, pilot and apply critical research tools that have the potential to solicit required data to analyse a given problem, issue or opportunity.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify and justify management related industry problems, issues or opportunities worthy of investigation.
  2. create and present an ethical and achievable research design based on justifiable and evidence-based methods
  3. critically review and synthesise literature with regard to relevant research problems, issues or opportunities.
  4. develop, pilot and apply critical research tools that have the potential to solicit required data to analyse a given problem, issue or opportunity.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.