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University of Mumbai

NAAC ACCREDITED

SYLLABUS FOR M.COM (Sem – III & IV)

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY - I & II (Compulsory Course)

Credit Based Semester and Grading System

w.e.f. the Academic year 2013 - 2014
   

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To acquaint students with identifying problems for research and develop research strategies 3. Nature and Scope of Social Research. To familiarize students with the techniques of data collection.Use of Secondary Data and Methods of Collecting Primary Data. Scientific Methods.Methods and Techniques of Data Collection (10 Lectures) (15 Lectures) Methods of Data Collection. Sample Size Research Design. Sources of Data Collection. Hypothesis and Theory and their Interpretation.Introduction to Research (15 Lectures) Nature of Scientific Inquiry.com (Sem – III) RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN COMMERCE Course Objectives 1. Induction & Deduction. Observation and Interviews. Questionnaires and Schedules 2 . analysis of data and interpretation Module I. Important Aspects of Research Design Module III. Need for Multi-Disciplinary and Inter-Disciplinary Research Module II – Defining Research problems and Research Design Planning of Research.Credit Based Semester and Grading System w.f the Academic year 2013-14 M. Selection of a Problem for Research. To understand Research and Research Process 2.e.

Semester End Examination Marks: 60 Note: 1.III (20marks) 3 .II (20 marks) Module . Figures to the right indicate marks Q.2 Answer Any One from the Following Questions (Out of Two) Q.1 Answer Any One from the Following Questions (Out of Two) Q.I (20 marks) Duration: 2 hours Module .Question Paper pattern III .All Questions are Compulsory with internal choice 2.3 Answer Any One from the Following Questions (Out of Two) Module .

Dispersion Measures of Correlation. Measures of Central Tendency. Format and Principles of Writing Reports. Trend Measurement. Presentation and Interpretation of Data like Editing.RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN COMMERCE SEMESTER. p. Types of Analysis. Simple and Multiple Correlation Testing of hypothesis.Processing of Data (10 Lectures) Processing and Analysis of Data – Processing Operations. Tests based on t. z and chi square.IV Module I.Interpretation Module II. Footnotes and Bibliography Module III. Classification and Tabulation. Moving Averages 4 .Statistical Analysis and Interpretation of Data (20 Lectures) Quantitative Tools . Time series Analysis. Documentation.Research Report (10 Lectures) Preparation of a Report – Types of Report like Research Report.

2 Answer Any One from the Following Questions (Out of Two) Module . Colombus O. Irwin In. Figures to the right indicate marks Q. Foundations of Social Research and Econometrics Techniques by S. Methodology of Research in social science. Statistics for Management and Economics. New York 7. Himalaya publishing House 3.Semester End Examination Marks: 60 Duration: 2 hours Note: 1.R. by Dr S. Howard L. Reinmuth J. by Menden Hall and Veracity. Hold Rinehart & Wrintston.III (20 marks) (20 marks) (20marks) References (Sem III &IV) 1.3 Answer Any One from the Following Questions (Out of Two) Module . Statistical Analysis with Business and Economics Applications.C.L. Richard D. Clover. Vernon T and Balsely.J.K Courtis 8.II Q. Srivastava. Homewood 6. Inc 5. International Book House Pvt Ltd 2.I Q. Gerber and P. Grid. Business Research Methods. Gupta and Hitesh Gupta. Himalaya Publishing House 5 .Willima. All Questions are Compulsory with internal choice 2. Research Methods in Economics and Business by R. 2nd Edition.E 9. by O.1 Answer Any One from the Following Questions (Out of Two) Module . Emary C. Verdoom.Question Paper pattern IV . New York 4. Business Research Methods. The Macmillan Company. Research and Methodology in Accounting and Financial Management. J. Research Methodology – Text and Cases with SPSS Applications. Krishnaswami.

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