Courses Catalogue

Thesis

COURSE CODE: UCC7000
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 16
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

Course Description

The course takes a practical approach. Students are guided through the entire research process using a step-by-step approach by their research supervisors. Special emphasis is laid on the reviewed literature, methodology, discussion and interpretation of the findings, referencing styles and dissertation format guidelines.

Course Aim

The general aim is to enable the students develop their theses or dissertations and to become grounded in research.

Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain the research methodology.
  • Discuss and interpret research findings.
  • Discuss how to disseminate their research findings.
  • Critique a research output.
  • Develop a dissertation.
  • Identify and justify appropriate methodology for a dissertation.