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Research Methodology - RME101Q

Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 30
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module is aimed at equipping students with the fundamental knowledge and competencies to approach the solution to any work-related problems in a scientifically justifiable way. Students are trained to be conversant with the underlying nature and meaning of scientific research and how such fundamental principles can be operationalised to address relevant social issues in an applied and objective manner. The core content of this include the aims of research, the research topic, title and research problem, literature review, research design: population and sampling types, types of quantitative research designs, validity of conclusions, data-collecting methods and measuring instruments in quantitative research, qualitative research designs, data analysis and interpretation of results, report writing and the research proposal.