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Research Planning and Management

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Christopher Holmes
Academic year

Module overview

This module is designed for MSc AMES students across all themes of the programme to supplement their technical modules and, more particularly, the core module FEEG6012 – MSc Research Project to prepare them for professional research planning and management.

Through a broad range of lectures and workshops delivered by academics and industrial researchers, students will be exposed to and learn techniques to initiate, plan, lead and manage research projects. The programme will offer a structured and modular approach that will cover the interdisciplinary aspects of research. This will include the formulation of research questions within the wider context of national/international economics, sustainability, ethics, society, and innovation.

Students will acquire essential research skills for bibliographic search, scientific writing, technical communication to a range of audiences, including: research bid writing, data analysis, time management, working in teams. Through a combination of lectures, seminars/workshops, and coursework the module will cover the following learning outcomes: