Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to unit, materials Work plan, dates, and practicalities Overview of research process Research strategies & approaches
    • Searching Electronic Data Bases
    • Reviewing the Literature and Writing the Literature Review
    • Using EndNote bibliography software
    • Research Design and Selecting a Study Design
    • Constructing an Instrument for Data Collection
    • Sampling
    • Collecting Data
    • Processing and Displaying data
    • Ethics
    • Working on Assignments
    • Feedback, Preparing for PMR2
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Online Assessment

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. create a well-defined and justified research question related to a project
  2. synthesise and critically evaluate the literature as a foundation for a project
  3. create an appropriate research and study design based on ethical principles.
  • Assignment 1 - Literature Review (70%)
  • Assignment 2 - Project Proposal (10%)
  • Assignment 3 - Preliminary Review (10%)
  • Assignment 4 - Project Design (10%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

Preparation for individual project to be completed in Project Management Research 2. Students are introduced to the concepts, methods, tools and techniques of research and investigation. Production of research problem, research design and methodology and literature review.

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