Research Proposal

 

Course title   

Research Proposal

Course Codes          

IT8502 / IT8417

Level  

8

Status            

Compulsory

Credits

15

Prerequisite 

Research in Information Technology

Course offered in

Refer to Programme Course Selection Sheet, Online

Co-requisites

NA

Duration

1 trimester

           

Aim

To provide students with knowledge and skills in conducting literature reviews, preparing research proposals and addressing ethical issues.

Literature searches, criteria for critical review, acknowledging sources, data collection and analysis methods, institutional requirements for approval of research, structure of research proposals, addressing ethical issues.

 

Course content

Literature searches, criteria for critical review, acknowledging sources, data collection and analysis methods, institutional requirements for approval of research, structure of research proposals, addressing ethical issues.

 

Learning objectives

  1. Conduct a literature review in a selected ICT research area.
  2. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of data collection and analysis methods commonly used in ICT research.
  3. Identify and evaluate ethical issues in ICT research and develop strategies for minimising harm.
  4. Develop a proposal for an ICT research project, including an application for ethical approval.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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