This module will guide you through the theory and practice of research tools and techniques to prepare you for conducting your own research – either as part of your thesis or in your future career. The module will cover principles of research, the research process, problem formulation, data collection, data analysis and report writing. On completion, you will be equipped to manage complex research projects, and you will have the confidence to evaluate different tools and techniques and to design research.
Self-development Sessions (not assessed)
These sessions will give you the opportunity to develop key personal skills that will be essential in your future career in programme and project management. You will take part in a course on handling the media to build your confidence in handling a crisis situation. This will develop your skills in presenting effectively and persuasively, listening, influencing, negotiating and networking.
In addition, our career development team will lead careers advice and guidance sessions.