Research Methods

MQF Level 7

6 Credits (ECTS)

Research Methods

Start
October 2023
Module Type
Compulsory
Price
€875
ECTS Credits
6 Credits (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.

No prior knowledge or experience in research is required to take this course.

Entry Requirements

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

  • a Level 6 degree and 3 years’ work experience,

OR

  • a Level 5 diploma or higher diploma, and 5 years’ work experience in a managerial role.

Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in a discipline related to air transport management, and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in management within the air transport industry.

Target Audience

This course is targeted at local market groups and their foreign counterparts:

  • Cockpit crew (pilots), primarily the Air Malta cohort and the Ryanair base crew;
  • Malta International Airport staff;
  • MATS staff (air traffic controllers);
  • MRO staff (maintenance, repair and overhaul, including Lufthansa Technik, SR Technics and Medavia).

Career Paths

The programme aims to prepare you for middle to senior-level posts in the air transport industry, such as: senior operations manager, sales manager, project manager, head of department and managing director of any air transport organisation, both in the private and public sector. 

How you’ll be assessed

The course comprises:

  • 6 lectures per module;
  • 3-hour lectures (evening);
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.
Assignment
Discussions

Module Intake Dates

October 2023
Malta
Price
€875

Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Air Transport Management as presented in this brochure costs €9,775.*

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible for a 70% refund of the cost through the ‘Get Qualified’ scheme.**

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in Malta at the time of applying.

**Terms and conditions apply.

*** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.

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