Skip to main navigationSkip to main content
The University of Southampton

COMP8016 Research Presentation: Putting Skills into Practice

Module Overview

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

To ensure our grad students gain knowledge, skills and practice: - to select the right experimental strategy to evaluate their research - to conduct experiments - to conduct qualitative studies - to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of the results - to present the results to an academic audience

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • Understand how to conduct experiments
  • Understand how to conduct qualitative studies
  • Gain knowledge on how to conduct quantitative and qualitative data analysis techniques
Transferable and Generic Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Deliver both written and oral summary of research findings.


The module will offer dedicated session on the following topics: - Experimental strategies - How to design an experiment - Basics of statistics - Regression techniques - How to design qualitative studies - Qualitative data analysis - How to report your findings - Research ethics (ERGO)

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

The main teaching method will be seminar and guided discussions.

Assessment tasks25
Total study time50


Assessment Strategy

This module provides formative assessment only. There is not any summative assessment for this zero credit module.


MethodPercentage contribution
Class Exercise 70%
Peer Group Feedback 30%
Share this module Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share this on Weibo

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.