Professional Practice Research Project


Students undertake a supervised individual research project, culminating in the production of a final research report.


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  • Trimester 1 - 2017
  • Trimester 2 - 2017
  • Trimester 3 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Understand the research process through the selection and application of research strategies and methodologies appropriate to the discipline area generally and the topic area selected for study in particular.

2. Ability to complete a research report by developing, organizing, analyzing and presenting a coherent and well supported argument based on evidence.


Research methodology:

  • Qualitative and quantitative approaches
  • Selection of research method
  • Research design

Research Analysis:

  • Data collection
  • Data analysis
  • Presentation of research results
  • Research findings and Discussions
  • Conclusions and recommendations

Assessment Items

Proposal / Plan: Research Proposal

Written Assignment: Research Paper

Contact Hours

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Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Online 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term