Research Questions to Research Design

Module code: SY7034

In this module you will investigate the early part of the research process that involves finding a research topic. By understanding the pros, cons and requirements of various research methods and research designs you will be able to produce a coherent research question with associated decisions about research method(s) and an appropriate research design.


  • 10 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of seminars
  • 130 hours of guided independent study


  • Research proposal, 2,000 words (30%)
  • Essay, 4,000 words (70%)