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Module Specification | Code: | BS21116 | Title: | Research Project | Credits: | 15 | Level: | 5 | Administering School: | East Lancashire Business School | Module Leader(s): | Dr Stephen Kirkup | Assessment Split: | Coursework 100% | Recommended precursors: | SS11112 Research Methods | Typical Delivery mode: | In class delivery | Total contact hours: | Typically 45 | Module Description: | This module will provide students with the opportunity to carry out a small scale research project on an appropriate topic. It will build on and extend the knowledge and skills acquired at Level One in the Research Methods module. | Module TLA Strategy: | Learning and teaching is predominantly targeted on an individual basis through on-going supervision. However, to facilitate reinforcement of research methodologies and principles, there will be some formal sessions based on lectures and seminars. This is augmented with the use of peer group based reflections on the ongoing progress and reflection of the research.Assessment1 updated and modified project proposal (20%) and a 2,000 word report on the task/project (80%) | Programme Outcomes to which the module contributes: | A6 A8 C3 C7 C8 C9 C10 C11 C12 | Syllabus: | The students will undertake a programme of self managed study with guidance from their project supervisor.Students will:- * Modify their research proposal (previously generated) * Consider the ethics involved * Apply appropriate methodologies and data collection as required * Select and employ appropriate analytical tools * Draw appropriate conclusions * Make appropriate recommendations (depending on issue/problem) * Evaluate the research exercise for reflective purposes | Learning Outcomes: | Students will be able to: * Produce, review and modify a formal research proposal in a chosen aspect…...

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