Courses Catalogue

Research Methods

COURSE CODE: UCC 2102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Tourism and Hotel Management, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course is meant to introduce, expose and generate interest among students to research. It will offer a basis for preparing undergraduate students for a more detailed study of advanced, specialized and demanding aspects of educational research. Emphasis will be placed on the basic steps of why and the appropriate methods of how research is carried out.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course students will be able to:

Explain the plan of research of their choice

Comprehend the key steps followed in a research process

Discuss various characteristics of research

Carry out investigation and evaluation of educational research studies

Apply the learnt techniques of research