Courses Catalogue

Research Methods

COURSE CODE: MAT7200
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Electrical 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 will be able to master:

  1. The different research methods;
  2. Advanced statistical tools;
  3. the practical use of electronic measuring instruments
  4. How to disseminate research findings.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

On completing this course, students are anticipated to:

  1. use research methods
  2. Use statistical methods for research
  3. Demonstrate the use of different writing skills for scholarly work