Module Catalogues

Research Methods

Module Title Research Methods
Module Level Level 4
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

• To enhance student understanding of the principles of research and their application;
• To equip students with the principles concerning research design, data collection, data analysis, and research ethics in applied linguistics and related fields
• To prepare students for the design and writing of a 15000-word dissertation.

Learning outcomes

A. Adopt for use research methods common in applied linguistics and related fields
B. Apply techniques of research design, data collection, analysis and interpretation ethically
C. Show an appreciation of the strengths and weaknesses of the use of techniques
D. Develop methodologically sound research proposals

Method of teaching and learning

The teaching sessions are divided into two components: lectures and tutorials/workshops.