Coursework 1; Research Methods and Professional Skills
Adequate knowledge of basic research methods and professional skills is essential to pursuing a course of research study ranging from planning to achieving a viable and value adding outcome. It needs a clear definition / identification of research problem and research objective, careful construction of the research methodology that would generate the desired results and a logical conclusion to the study.
In your proposal you would need to;
(a) Develop a research proposal with a suitable title, clearly highlighting the research problem, the associated research questions and a comprehensive literature review ensuring less than 10% similarity index between your review and previous related studies.
(b) Discuss / justify the research methodology necessary to tackle this course of study to produce the desired outcome.
(c) Describe the sequence of the research process by means of a flow scheme.
(d) Provide a critical review of your proposal and highlight novelty (if any) in your research.
(e) Document all references that support your study using the Harvard referencing system.