Research Methods

Module code: CR3501

Module co-ordinator: Anne Esposito

This module provides you with the opportunity to put your research skills into practice by creating a research proposal and using quantitative and qualitative data collection instruments to investigate a specific problem in security and risk management.

Topics covered

  • Introduction to research
  • Ethical considerations
  • Qualitative research – data collection
  • Qualitative research – data analysis
  • Quantitative research


150 hours (over the course of 12 weeks) to include:

  • reading course materials
  • reading, watching and listening to required and recommended resources
  • independent study
  • writing the module assignment


  • Research proposal, 3,500 words (100%)
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