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Research Methods and Proposal - HPCOS81

Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module serves as a fundamental building block in equipping students with the knowledge and competencies to conduct research in the computing field. Qualifying students have an appreciation of the research process and the reason for conducting research according to a specific research paradigm, to solve a problem. They determine appropriate sources to consult for a literature review. Students understand appropriate research strategies, data gathering and analysis techniques to obtain answers to the stated research problem. Students use an academic writing style and recognized referencing techniques to complete an acceptable written research proposal. Students are required to have a computer and Internet access for weekly online study.