Postgraduate students are expected to develop various skills in order to effectively fulfill the requirements of academic courses. This course helps students develop their confidence and competence in successfully carrying out a piece of written work or in presenting their assignments orally. They are expected to complete a project in this course while performing all the tasks and exercises provided in each session. The project requires students to choose a title and decide on the focus with adequate support in planning and writing the project.
Students will get the necessary help they need in developing their research writing skills and in preparing a well-structured and well-written proposal. Students can understand the elements that comprise a research proposal in this course; mainly, the introduction, literature review and methodology. They are required to follow the different topics in order to familiarize themselves with the proposal development process.
This course helps students organize the information necessary to complete the chapters of their research study, thesis or dissertation. Only students who have collected their data or are in the last stage of data collection can register for this course.
Postgraduate students are provided with a step-by-step guide on how to prepare high-quality papers that is publishable in scientific journals. This course also emphasizes the importance of scholarly publications for promotion and career development.