Introduction to Scientific Research Methods
  • The philosophy of science and epistemology
  • Diverse methods of academic inquiry (scientific interest, research question, theories, hypotheses, methods, intertextual discourse, literature research)
  • Diverse methods of empirical social research, including the basic statistical principles that support quantitative methodologies
  • The foundations of descriptive and inferential statistics
  • The standards of scientific communication (e. g. norms of citation and bibliography)
  • Different techniques for learning and carrying out academic work
Type of examination: Learner's portfolio