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Research Methodology in Accounting 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The course equips the students with the requisite knowledge and skills to interpret and evaluate published papers in Accounting, formulate research questions, as well as collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data. The course introduces the students to the theory of sciences, advanced research study design, advanced qualitative and quantitative research methods, advanced qualitative and quantitative data analysis, research report writing, critical review of research reports and researcher ethics.

Connection to Research and Practice
This is a theoretically as well as practically oriented course in research methodology in accounting. The course provides students with an opportunity to develop theoretical models and to empirically explore these models by the means of quantitative and qualitative methods. Methods learned in this course can be applied beyond the field of accounting and can be applied in any future projects that require methodological rigor and systematic approach to data. The course provides the students with an understanding of how abstract theoretical knowledge can be presented in models and how these models can be explored empirically. The course further introduces the students to the art of academic writing, thus developing their generic skills.

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university).

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JRAR20
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2020: Aug 17 - Oct 25
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
0
Examiner
Timur Uman
Course coordinator
Argyris Argyrou
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15000kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-J0146

Content updated 2019-12-19

Content updated 2015-06-24