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Rationalising your Data, Discussing Results and Structuring your Dissertation

Critically appraise the main approaches to research design, sampling, analysis and implementation in your area of interest.

Rationalising your Data, Discussing Results and Structuring your Dissertation
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

This course will provide you with the knowledge of how to structure an academic piece of writing. This will include writing an outline, abstract, introduction, body and conclusion.

You will learn the importance of mixing both primary data and secondary data for analysis in research. This will help you to communicate effectively through research proposals and report writing for research funding. You will learn how to structure your dissertation carefully and how to avoid plagiarism.

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

Who is the course for?

This course is for people that want to greater understand data, openly discuss their findings and have an interest in writing dissertations and academic papers.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Assistant Professor in disaster management and emergency planning at Coventry University, The focus of my research is on the risk communication and pedagogy for emergency response exercises.

Lecturer in disaster, risk and resilience with 20 years’ experience in disaster risk reduction, policy development, the financial management of disasters, catastrophe insurance and statistics.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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