Aims and objectives

On completion of the relevant modules, all students will: 
  • know what elements are required in a protocol
  • have experience of planning and producing an acceptable written project protocol
  • have experience of peer review
  • have experience of critiquing a range of proposed studies
  • know and understand library resources, including electronic facilities, and have experience of using them
  • know how to access the Internet and have experience of accessing it
  • understand and experience the process involved in carrying out a literature search
  • understand and experience the process of writing a literature review based on a protocol‟s aim and objectives.
  • know how to reference texts
  • develop other key skills in project planning, development and presentation

Masters students will also:

  • experience the process of carrying out a project
  • understand and experience the process of writing-up the whole project in an appropriate form as a dissertation