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Course Details in 2019/20 Session

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Module Title LI Research Skills
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 19318
Module Lead Dr Doga Istanbulluoglu
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Co-requisites LI Research Methods - (07 29328)
Restrictions BSc Business Management Suite of programmes.
Contact Hours Guided independent study-78 hours
Lecture-22 hours
Total: 100 hours

This linked module provides students with a fundamental understanding of research skills in the wider Business Management context. This fundamental understanding extends to research philosophy, research design, research approach, data collection, data preparation and data analysis, including the basic concepts for both qualitative and quantitative research projects. In addition, core skills in writing research reports will also be delivered from understanding literature reviews through to report completion.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to:

  • Critically assess and apply key philosophical concepts to the research process, demonstrating understanding of their impact on research design.;
  • Critically assess and apply the various stages of the research process;
  • Critically assess, select and justify appropriate methods of data collection and analysis techniques
  • Understand the fundamentals of writing research reports.
Assessment 19318-01 : Group research report : Group Assessment - Coursework (50%)
19318-04 : Class test : Class Test (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessments: Assessments (also applicable to assess Research Methods as a co-requisite linked module as per university regulation 7.2.1): Group research project (5,000 words) (50%) Individual one hour in class test (50%) Reassessment: Assignment: Individual Essay (3,000 words; 100%).
Other Duplicate of Dubai-based module 30461
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