Applied Research Project
The Applied Research Project module enables and facilitates learners in the preparation, undertaking and realisation of a significant piece of industry-related research. Learners are provided with the knowledge, skills, instruction and guidance to pursue a research project, in consultation with their lecturer/supervisor, in the following distinct areas: a detailed business plan, a dissertation, an industry-focused market research project.
Identify the constituent aspects and elements of three modes of applied research project, and the reflective, interpretative and analytic skills intrinsic to them.
Conduct mode-specific research in accordance with the theoretical underpinnings of business plan, dissertation, and market research.
Implement research methodologies and methods in a rigorous and ethical manner.
Apply critical evaluation knowledge and skills to secondary and primary research.
Exhibit level-appropriate competence in academic writing, referencing, layout and presentation.