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Research Methods for Master of Professional Accountancy

Introduction

The course is compulsory for students who are writing a master thesis for the master programme in professional accountancy (GRA 1920). The course may be replaced by another equivalent course at the master level.

Course content

  • Philosophy of science
  • The research process
  • Formulating problems to be addressed
  • Research designs
  • Problems relating to research ethics
  • Data collection
  • Legal methods
  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Literature search
  • Advice on writing the master thesis

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