Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||Research Methods|
|Module Short Title|
|Semester Taught||Semester one and two|
|Contact Hours||Lecture hours:29|
|Module Personnel||Inmaculada Arnedillo-Sánchez, Lucy Hederman, Myra O’Regan, Mary Sharp, Richard Millwood, Brendan Tangney, Tim Savage and others|
Upon successful completion of the module students should be able to:
The main objective of this module is to provide an overview of research perspectives, traditions, methods and strategies. The module also aims to support students to gain understanding of the process of data collection and analysis, to facilitate the development of a research proposal and dissertation, and to develop generic research skills.
|Recommended Reading List|
John W. Creswell, Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approach. (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication
Assessment is based 100% on attendance.
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