Research Skills and Literature Review

Module Title - Research Skills and Literature Review
Number of credits - 10

Module description 

This compulsory 10 credit provides an introduction module to masters’ level research. The module covers the research methods and techniques used in the formal process of producing a dissertation.

The module forms part of the students’ training in the professional conduct of research focussing on the literature review and research skills. It is delivered through five workshops in combination with individual study.

The individual and group tasks, including poster/oral presentations and writing a conference abstract, are designed to ensure that the research skills are utilised and enriched over the course of the programme.