CSC5017Z - Mit: Research Methods

12 credits at NQF level 9

Entry Requirements:

Admission into the Master's degree specialising in IT, or permission from the course convenor.

Course Outline:

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.