Courses Catalogue

Research Project

COURSE CODE: PAM 7404
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 36
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Master of arts in public administration and management
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

A student pursuing a Plan B shall be required to write a project report. The project report will involve the writing of a project covering research undertaken. The report shall be in form of a publishable journal article and shall carry three credit units. The report is expected to be written in a clear and coherent prose and the body shall be in the range of twenty to forty pages. The project report may not be based on primary data but may be based on secondary data or it may be a report on an internship undertaken by the candidate.  It may also be a report arising out of a critical review of literature relating to a particular research topic.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To enable students, write and present project research reports 
  • To enable students Appreciate and develop practical research skills
  • To develop the students research writing skills