Full Title:Research Project
Module Code:RESA B8001
Credits: 7.5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. 1 Identify a research area, collate, evaluate and integrate relevant literature
  2. 2 Develop a relevant research question/research aim, built around identified core concepts
  3. 3 Identify an appropriate research methodology, and apply relevant research methods, to gather and analyse data
  4. 4 Present findings from the data, discussing these findings and relating them back to the research aim
  5. 5 Present the research project in a succinct, well-structured, well-written, appropriately-referenced, document
  6. 6 Justify, to an interview panel, the research question and the process taken to answer it

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The role of theory
What is the topic?
What is the question?
How will it be answered?
The literature review
Methods and means
Limitations and Delimitations
Project structure and layout
Defending the work
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Project n/a   80.00 0 0 n/a 0
Presentation n/a   20.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer Supervised Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 7.50 Every Week 7.50
Total Weekly Learner Workload 13.50
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Walliman, N, Your Undergraduate Dissertation, SAGE, 2004
  • Levin, P, Excellent Dissertations, Open University Press, 2005
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • n/a: www.socscidiss.bham.ac.uk
  • n/a: www.kent.ac.uk/uelt/learning/online/ug-d issertation.html

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_HSOCA_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Care 8 Mandatory