MN691 Research Methods
Name / Programme Title (Stream if appropriate) / Title (i.e. title that reflects the topic being reviewed) and Student Number Structure, pagination and list of contents Use automatic table of contents, lists of figures, tables and abbreviations as appropriate
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I declare that this document is wholly my own work except where I have made explicit reference to the work of others. I have read the relevant notes, guidelines and procedures on conducting academic writing and research and hereby declare that this document is in line with these requirements. I have uploadedthe entire document as one pdf file to Turnitin on Moodle, examined my similarity scores and have addressed any matches that exceed 3%. I have made every effort to minimise my overall ‘Similarity Index’ score and the number of matches occurring.
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D. Research question and associated objectives or hypotheses (source: CA 1)
E. Design justification [Circa. 300 words] [30 marks]
Justification in relation to the research question stated at the outset Assessment of the selected design merits and limitations in context (i.e. choice of overall research design e.g. case study, survey, archival, quantitative, qualitative etc.) Referencing of academic literature on research design Exact in-text referencing conventions followed (see referencing conventions issued).
Methods justification and operationalisation [Circa. 800 words] Justification of the proposed implementation of the research design including the sampling strategy and research methods being proposed E.g. particular sampling technique and research methods in context (e.g. sample selection,pretesting processes, design of survey, interview guide, measurement templates as appropriate to the selected design, ethical and data collection protocols).
Referencing of academic literature on sampling and research methods Exact in-text referencing conventions followed (see referencing conventions issued). Exact referencing conventions followed for bibliographical details provided in this section See referencing conventions issued Should appear in alphabetical name order with a line space between each reference Do not number, bullet or group references by type of source (e.g. book, journal etc.)
Deadline: TUESDAY DECEMBER 7TH
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FINAL file uploaded to Turnitin on Moodle for validation purposes
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