Certificate in Research Practice

Programme Code: SG_BRESE_S09

About the Certificate in Research Practice

This programme supports research students, supervisors and researchers in the core element of their work, which is the advancement of knowledge through original research. It broadens and deepens the intellectual training which the student will receive; it develops innovative structures for the provision of both generic skills and high-level interdisciplinary skills. The programme encourages, promotes and supports the recruitment of students to research, and staff to become research active. It encourages collaboration and formation of research networks across the sector.

About this Programme:

The programme is divided into 3 (10 credit) modules, with one mandatory module which is Research Methods and any other two modules from list below.

1)         Personal Skills for Researchers

2)         Research Management

3)         Creativity & Entrepreneurship

4)         Data Handling & Analysis

5)         Communications for Researchers

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

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

Dr. Michelle Connolly

Research Alliance Manager

00353 719155484


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