- Module code
- Module leader
- Rita Walsh
- Module level
- Module credits
- Min study time
- 600 hours
- Contact Hrs within study time
- 30 hours
- Teaching period
- October –January (15 months)
- Choose a suitable research enquiry, plan a research strategy, review and appraise relevant literature.
- Decide on the most appropriate methods of collecting data and information.
- Manipulate and analyse data and information.
- Arrive at suitable conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
- Provide self-reflection.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Understand and evaluate different research methodologies
- Produce a research proposal
- Apply relevant research methods to carry out the research enquiry
- Locate and critically appraise relevant literature and data and produce a bibliographically based dissertation
- Make use of information technology to analyse and manipulate data, present tables, graphs and diagrams, and word process the dissertation.
- Demonstrate independence of thought and the ability to learn through self reliance
- Demonstrate the skills necessary to manage project work effectively
- Conduct and report original research written for an academic audience
- Develop skills of self- reflection
|Coursework||1 x dissertation||100%|
Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:
- Bryman, A. and Bell, E. (2011) Business research methods. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press.
- Creswell, J.W. (2013) Research design: qualitative, quantitative and mixed method approaches. 4th edn. Sage Publications.