|Short Description:||Introduction to Research|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||099999 - Society and Culture not elsewh|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||1 June 2020|
This course provides an introduction to research for students undertaking postgraduate research studies who are working towards confirmation of candidature. The focus of the course is to prepare students for their program by establishing their learning approaches and suitable supervision practice, the fundamentals of research and the practical steps to confirmation of candidature. Students will learn about and engage with a number of research paradigms. Students will develop their skills in identifying research questions and devising a robust literature review. Research quality and ethics are emphasised throughout the course as students identify an appropriate theoretical framework to underpin their research proposal.