(LO1) The module is intended to allow students:
To identify an appropriate research topic that can be investigated and reported on through sources of information that be in the form of written and/or design output.
(LO2) To design an effective project using appropriate methods (e.g. literature review, case study) and techniques that is derived directly from and satisfies the researched topic.
(LO3) To manage the research process effectively within given resources and meeting milestones on time.
(LO4) To gain a deeper understanding of a particular topic in a chosen subject area.
(LO5) To form independent and objective views on issues in a specialised subject area.
(LO6) To produce a well-written, clearly presented consistently referenced and properly formatted Research Report and a well-conceived, appropriate, well-supported and well-executed design project that is derived from the research.
(S1) Improving own learning/performance - Reflective practice.
(S2) Improving own learning/performance - Self-awareness/self-analysis.
(S3) Improving own learning/performance - Personal action planning.
(S4) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills – oral.
(S5) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills - written.
(S6) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills - visual.