METLAB

 
 

Swiss Diploma in Research Methodology


COURSE OBJECTIVES

This course in research methodology is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to specialise in specific areas of research while also benefiting from generic research methods training. The programme is oriented towards developing a broad range of transferable research capabilities as well as towards the professional world of research project management. The programme also benefits participants in developing their capabilities in areas such as critical thinking, problem resolution, analysis and synthases, as well as communication and autonomy.

Our programme provides students with the knowledge, understanding and skills to design and conduct research projects across a range of business, environmental and social contexts. The programme comprises taught modules, projects, group work and case studies, as well as the completion of an individual project based on your preferred research topic or area of interest (all conducted online).

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

Structure 
 

Modules 
 

Credits


Online

Introduction to Qualitative Methods   

30    


Research Design   

30  


Introduction to Quantitative Methods

30  


Research Philosophies 

30


Data Collection and Methods of Analysis 

30


Approaches to Research 

30

 

ASSESSMENT

Grade %


Description


   90%+   

   Truly  Exceptional -  outstanding demonstration of learning outcomes    

   80-89%   

   Excellent   - excellent demonstration of learning outcomes    

   70-79%   

   Good   - comprehensive demonstration of learning outcomes   

   60-69%   

   Satisfactory   - generally satisfactory demonstration of learning outcomes   

   50-59%   

   Unsatisfactory   - generally unsatisfactory demonstration of learning outcomes    

   40-49%   

   Poor   - poor performance in learning outcomes  

   01-39%   

   Very weak   - very weak performance in learning outcomes   

   0%   
 

   No  work submitted for assessment   


FURTHER INFORMATION


For further information, or to apply for a place on the programme please contact us.

The Research Methods Laboratory, P.O. Box 3169, CH-2001, Switzerland

Web: www.metlab.ch     

Email: online@metlab.ch