Research Methods

MQF Level 7

6 ECTS

Research Methods

Module Type
Compulsory
Price
€875
ECTS Credits
6 ECTS
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Module Description

This module is designed to help you gain an understanding of research approaches and skills, as well as the ability to deploy research methods in your studies or professional life.

If you have to conduct research as part of your postgraduate studies and if you would like additional support for self-improvement, then this module is for you.

It provides a comprehensive introduction to research methods and covers broad topics, including the fundamentals of doing research, research methods, research design, data collection and data analysis.

In discussing each topic, the ethical implications of research will be covered. Research is a craft and, like any other craft, takes practice to do it well. Therefore, this module places the student experience at the centre of our endeavours by engaging you in a range of robust and challenging discussions and exercises. You will have opportunity to learn through practice in all aspects of the course— during class meetings, online classrooms and even in out-of-class assignments.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following:

• Level 6 Degree related to one of the following areas: Law, Artificial Intelligence, Finance, Accounting, Governance, Business and Government Policy;

OR

• Level 5 Diploma or Higher Diploma and 4 years’ work experience, preferably in a supervisory or managerial role;

OR

• Level 6 degree not related to Law, Artificial Intelligence, Finance, Accounting, Governance, Business and Government Policy and a minimum of two years relevant experience.

Target Audience

This course is targeted at people within the financial and banking sector, legal sector, governance sector, business sector, artificial intelligence sector, and other individuals seeking professional and academic advancement in the field of Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance.

 

How you’ll be assessed

The method of assessment is assignment-based.

The module comprises:

• 6 lectures;
• 3-hour lectures;
• 12 hours of online content, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.

Assignment
Discussions
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