Module Details

Module Code: RESA H8022
Full Title: Research Project 2
Valid From:: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits:: 10
Module Owner:: Katherina Nugent
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: no description provided
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Identify, collate and review relevant literature
MLO2 Apply and justify appropriate research methods
MLO3 Critically examine data
MLO4 Produce a well-structured, coherent research product
MLO5 Explain and justify in the face of probing critique the research topic chosen, the methods used and the findings made
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
Module Indicative Content
Working ethically
Identifying and reviewing literature
Assessing and selecting appropriate research methods
Interpreting data to make findings
Writing academically
Assessing findings
Evaluating and defending orally one's own work
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Module Special Regulation


Full Time On Campus

Course Work
Assessment Type Oral Examination/Interview % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing End of Year Learning Outcome 5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Assessment Type Essay % of Total Mark 80
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Final year research piece - 10,000 word thesis on a relevant and current research area for the youth work sector.
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination

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


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time On Campus
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Contact No Description Every Third Week 0.33 1
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 10.00 10
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 4.00 4
Total Weekly Learner Workload 16.33
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.33
This module has no Part Time On Campus workload.
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Walliman, N. (2011), Your Research Project: Designing and Planning Your Work, 3. SAGE, London, p.400, [ISBN: 978-1849204620].
  • Denscombe, M. (2010), The Good Research Guide: for small-scale social research projects, 4. Oxford University Press, Oxford, p.400, [ISBN: 978-0335241385].
  • Bell, J. (2010), Doing Your Research Project: A Guide for First-Time Researchers in Education, Health and Social Science, 5. Open University Press, Oxford, p.290, [ISBN: 978-0335235827].
  • Saldana, J.. (2016), The coding manual for qualitative researchers, 2nd. Sage, London, [ISBN: 978147390248].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources