Learning outcome 1: Critically review and analyse literature pertaining to the topic area selected for the overall research aim and objectives of the Dissertation
Learning outcome 2: Critically evaluate the performance of the primary research tool and identify weaknesses in the design, execution and findings produced by the research tool and make recommendations for future research opportunities
Learning outcome 3: Critically analyse the primary research findings in relation to theories and concepts to arrive at a set of evaluative conclusions and recommendations, where appropriate
Learning outcome 4: Demonstrate transferable skills including time management, project management, listening, negotiation, written communication skills, independent learning and advanced research skills
Assignment task: Your task is to conduct an empirical research project during semester two on a topic that relates directly to your chosen degree area and to write a 10,000-12,000-word report, +/-10%, on the research project you have undertaken. The report must include the following elements:
Results (graphs, charts, results of statistical analysis-without interpretation)
Discussion (interpretation of statistical analysis of the elements presented in Results section)
Results and discussion (For qualitative research these two sections could merge into one)
Conclusions and limitations of the research
References (Using Harvard style)
-Table of results for quantitative research
-Transcripts of interviews, interview notes for qualitative research.
-Ethics checklist accompanied by the relevant supporting documents such as; participantinformation sheet, participant consent form and other relevant evidence.
-Reflective career skill development summary