CSC5017Z - Mit: Research Methods
12 credits at NQF level 9
Admission into the Master's degree specialising in IT, or permission from the course convenor.
This module is intended to provide students with the insight and techniques required to allow them to write a successful postgraduate research project - the final module leading to the Master's Degree. Topics to be covered include: Introduction to IT Research; Ethics in Research; Conducting a Literature Review; Finding a Research Question/Goal; Project Management; Research Proposals; Experimentation; Prototypes; Case Studies; Surveys; Conducting Observations; Testing in IT Research; Modelling; Usability Analysis; Introduction to Statistics; The Writing Process; Research Presentations; and The Masters/PhD Thesis.