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Short Course in Research Methodology

30 Ethics Points Only R 5 225.00 (incl VAT)


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Introduction

The Research Methodology short course aims to equip participants with basic research and writing skills to do research in your field. You will be guided step-by-step to successfully design a research proposal, whether for the purpose of postgraduate studies or other research projects.


Learning Outcomes

Once you’ve completed the learning activities for this short course you should be able to:

  1. Identify a suitable research approach for your intended research
  2. Write in an academic sound way
  3. Identify and define the research problems, purpose and objectives of the research
  4. Conduct a literature review on the research topic
  5. Demonstrate knowledge, skills and applied competencies in scientific research and the nature, methods and process of conducting quantitative and qualitative research
  6. Consider ethical principles in research
  7. Design a research proposal

Who Should Enroll

Participants that want to gain basic research and writing skills.


Admission Requirements

None


Course Design

This is an online course. Participants have 6 weeks to complete the assessment process from date of registration.


Course Content

Participants will be guided through this course by working through the information provided and the links to videos and other learning resources. There are 4 study units in this course:

  1. Introduction to research and research approaches
  2. Academic writing
  3. Ethics and integrity in research
  4. Writing your research proposal

Assessment

In this short course you will have several opportunities to be assessed which includes posts to the discussion forum, assignment and quizzes, amongst others. You will have various learning activities to engage with and tasks to complete. In the end, these tasks will help you to design the research proposal which is the final summative assessment.


Certification

FPD will award successful participants with a certificate of completion should they successfully complete the assessment process.

Your CPD certificate will be generated to your online CPD Manager, upon completion.


Accreditation

Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 30 Ethical CEU’s on Level 2


Course Fee

R5 225.00 (This amount is inclusive of all vat and taxes where applicable).


Contact

For more information please contact:

Foundation for Professional Development
Email: education@foundation.co.za
Tel: 087 821 1109

173 Mary Road
The Willows
Pretoria
0184

Website: www.foundation.co.za


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