HR7004: Devise the aims, objectives, and hypotheses for the research problem formulated for your research project

Being able to clearly articulate the aim and objectives of your research is very important as these will help you understand and capture the direction of the research, the connection between the research and the issues/problems that motivate it and the steps to be taken in order to answer the research question(s).

This week’s notes will explain what research aims and objectives are and will guide you through the basic steps and considerations involved in developing your research aim(s) and objectives. The notes will also introduce you to the concept of research hypothesis and will explain the role of research hypotheses in quantitative research.

  • Understand the importance and relationship between aims, objectives, hypotheses, and research problem
  • Examine criteria, techniques, and methods to formulate aims, objectives, and research hypotheses
  • Devise the aims, objectives, and hypotheses for the research problem formulated for your research project