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2014/2015  BA-BISHO3001U  Business Research Methodology

English Title
Business Research Methodology

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Quarter
Course period First Quarter, Autumn
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BSc in International Shipping and Trade
Course coordinator
  • Thomas Presskorn-Thygesen - MPP
Main academic disciplines
  • Methodology
Last updated on 09-01-2015
Learning objectives
At the end of the course, the student must be able to:
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of basic epistemological assumptions underlying contemporary social science research, especially as these applies to research in international business
  • Describe the nature and historical evolution of internatinal business as an inter-disciplinary field of research
  • Evaluate the choice and implementation of research methodologies in international business research
  • Independently apply basic methodologies in such research, including both selection and critical evaluation of secondary sources and techniques or the collection of primary data
  • Competently apply basic tools and conventions in social scientific research, including the structuing and writing af research reports, referencing, use of tables and diagrams, bibliographic search techniques, etc.
Business Research Methodology:
Exam ECTS 7,5
Examination form Home assignment - written product
Individual or group exam Group exam, max. 3 students in the group
Size of written product Max. 10 pages
Assignment type Written assignment
Duration Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) Internal examiner and second internal examiner
Exam period October and Autumn Term, The regular examination will take place in October. The make-up and retake examination will take place in January
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Course content and structure

To be announced

Teaching methods
Lectures as well as group work
Expected literature

To be announced on LEARN

Last updated on 09-01-2015