The unit provides PGR candidates with an understanding of the research design as the foundation for effective and interesting research. It emphasises a systematic approach to developing rigour in research design, building theoretical and paradigmatic links from a research idea to the design of research methods.
24 lectures for this unit
critical literature review (25%), concise research proposal (45%), presentation of research proposal (15%), peer marketing assignment (10%), in-class participation (5%)
For MPhil and PhD students only.