(LO1) Understand the contested nature of research methods in social science
(LO2) Understand the range of epistemological and methodological steps involvedin the research process.
(LO3) Be able to plan a large research project.
(LO4) Be able to critically analyze, evaluate and review current research and scholarship
(LO5) Be aware of ethical research conduct
(LO6) Understand the political and economic forces that shape the context for social research
(S1) Research management developing a research strategy, project planning and delivery, risk management, formulating questions, selecting literature, using primary/secondary/diverse sources, collecting & using data, applying research methods, applying ethics
(S2) Problem solving/ critical thinking/ creativity analysing facts and situations and applying creative thinking to develop appropriate solutions.
(S3) Communication, listening and questioning respecting others, contributing to discussions, communicating in a foreign language, influencing, presentations