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Research methodology 707


 
Module code NME 707
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

• Problem identification and problem formulation;
• Literature study/text study;
• Research aids: library, computer, etc;
• Observation and measurement: test reliability; test validity;
  measuring levels; scaling;
• Questionnaires as measuring instruments;
• Random tests;
• Research strategies;
• Gathering of data and data preparation;
• Statistics: parametric and non-parametric;
• Qualitative methods: contents analysis, phenomenology,
  ethnomethodology, critical theory and
• Report writing: research presentation, technical care of research
  reports, scientific journal articles, theses and papers.

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Human Resource Management
Period of presentation Year

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