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Research Methods

Research Methods

Release Date: Each January, May and September


The Research Methods module is compulsory for anyone wishing to complete an MSc or MRes. It provides a framework for developing your research skills in the context of your own research question, and as such is generally, but not always, the last taught module taken. The BioInnovation Wales team will match you up to a tutor and to an academic supervisor whose research field is in your area of interest. Your tutor and academic supervisor will then guide you as you develop your ideas.

Alongside evolving your own research ideas, you will develop skills in:

  • Research design
  • Scientific literature reviews
  • Looking at the wider context of your research
  • Ethical considerations in research
  • Statistics
  • Evaluating and planning data collection

The module will culminate with you designing a research proposal, in collaboration with your employer and supervisor, which you can use as the basis of your dissertation.

Tutors

Tutors Name
Dr Neil MacKintosh

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