Certificate in Research Methods

Programme Code: SG_BRMET_S09

About the Certificate in Research Methods

The purpose of the module is to provide learners with knowledge in key areas involved in the research process including: formulating research questions; measurement; research design; and, writing the research paper.  It also addresses the major theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of research including: ethics and health and safety.

About this Programme:

The certificate is a 10 credit module

Modular Approach:

The option is available to take individual modules from the programme. This means learners can enrol (subject to availability) on any one or more of the modules and build up to a higher award.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be a current post-graduate student or a member of staff of a third level Higher Education Institute. If you do not fall under these categories please contact us as you may still be eligible to apply.

Duration: 12-15 weeks per module

Delivery: There will be two to three face-to-face workshops per module with continuous access to course tutors via email and Moodle. Distance learning is supported by all course materials (manuals) and completion of certain assignments via Moodle (quizzes/multiple choice questions).

Fee: €500 per Module

Further Information:
Dr. Michelle Connolly

Research Alliance Manager

00353 719155484


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