Courses Catalogue

Research Methods

COURSE CODE: UCC 2102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: International Relations, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
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. 

 Course Objectives

This course intends to; 

  • Impart basic research methods and research planning and design skills to students. 
  • Expose students to various characteristics of research
  • Enable students’ carryout investigation and evaluation of educational research studies 
  • Enable students apply the learnt techniques of research

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

  • Develop a plan of research of their choice and comprehend the key steps followed in a research process
  • Recognize various characteristics of research
  • Carryout investigation and evaluation of educational research studies 
  • Apply the learnt techniques of research
  • Write research proposal