Research methodology 400

Module code VKU 400
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Introduction to research methodology. Principles and terminology related to research in animal science. Scientific writing skills and communication. Popular articles, seminars and preparation of scientific manuscripts. Project proposals: approach to problem solving, methodology and appropriate referencing and reporting. Presentation of seminar. Multidisciplinary case studies in a Southern African context. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are reviewed with the focus on the challenges and applications in South Africa and Africa.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites Must be able to register for all final-year modules (TLR 411, GVK 420, PVK 420, TLR 420, KVK 420, VGE 411, VSX 420, WDE 450)
Contact time 1 seminar per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Animal Science
Period of presentation Year

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