Courses Catalogue

Research Methods

COURSE CODE: UCC7100
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Master of Arts In Linguistics
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

This course deals with research concepts and essential information that shall guide the student when he/she goes through an empirical investigation as an academic requirement.

Course Objective

The objective of the course is to prepare students for the research component of their programme.

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course students should demonstrate ability to:

·      Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative research.

·      Explain the research process.

·      Identify a research problem.

·      Design quantitative and qualitative research instruments.

·      Develop a research proposal.

Write a dissertation.