Research Methods


Research methodology is an integral part of any Masters course. The aim of this module is to ensure that students will be fully competent to devise, run and present research in a professional manner. This module will be part of a number of different Masters programmes in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition. The module will introduce students to both qualitative and quantitative approaches to research enquiry.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Systematically review and evaluate current literature, using appropriate tools and techniques.

  2. Identify, analyse and evaluate appropriate research methods for research project proposal development.

  3. Demonstrate the synthesis and integration of knowledge.

  4. Draft a research proposal appropriate to their career stage and aligned with their research interests.

  5. Create an appropriate data management structure.

  6. Communicate research in various formats including written and oral presentation methods.

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