Research Methods and Design
Embarking on a research project or research-based course? This course will introduce you to the research methods and design appropriate for investigating current issues in a global environment.
What will I learn?
How to develop a research proposal that leads to the completion of an executable research plan
How to conduct a literature review and formulate research questions
An overview of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods approaches to research
An overview of the research design process
An overview of how to collect, interpret and employ data
What could this lead to?
This course will prepare you to conduct a research project or undertake further research-based study.
This course is one of 4 subjects currently offered by the University of Wollongong. Students who have successfully completed the assessments can apply for entry into the Masters of International Studies at the University of Wollongong. It may also lead to a career in International Relations, Diplomacy, or International development and aid.
To learn this course you'll need access to the internet, a blog to record your activities and learning, and a Twitter account (or WikiEducator account and WENotes) to communicate with other students.