Courses Catalogue

Research Methods

COURSE CODE: MAT7200
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Telecommunications Engineering, M.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course details advanced elements of research relevant to industry.  It covers advanced engineering research skills, focusing on research design, design of data collection instruments, implementation of data collection plans, advanced statistical tools of data management and principles of research project writing and dissemination.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the study, students willbe able to master:

The different research methods;

Advanced statistical tools;

the practical use of electronic measuring instruments

How to disseminate research findings.

 LEARNING OUTCOMES

On completing this course, students are anticipated to:

use research methods

Use statistical methods for research

Demonstrate the use of different writing skills for scholarly work