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About the Course

This MOOC is about demystifying research and research methods. It will outline the fundamentals of doing research, aimed primarily, but not exclusively, at the postgraduate level. It places the student experience at the centre of our endeavours by engaging learners in a range of robust and challenging discussions and exercises befitting SOAS, University of London's status as a research-intensive university and its rich research heritage. The course will appeal to those of you who require an understanding of research approaches and skills, and importantly an ability to deploy them in your studies or in your professional lives. In particular, this course will aid those of you who have to conduct research as part of your postgraduate studies but do not perhaps have access to research methods courses, or for those of you who feel you would like additional support for self-improvement. No prior knowledge or experience in research is required to take this course and as such, the course is for everyone. This MOOC draws on a wealth of existing course material developed to support research training across SOAS, University of London and particularly drawing from the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD). In 2015, the course was nominated for the prestigious Guardian University Award for its innovative approach to online learning. Participation in or completion of this online course will not confer academic credit for University of London programmes...

Top reviews

AG
Jul 26, 2017

This is wonderful course especially for research scholars, one suggestion is instead of giving articles from books, please provide a PPT which will be more effective ! thank you for wonderful session.

MA
Sep 12, 2019

It was a perfect course for understanding the research methods. It helps me a lot, thanks to the University of London and Coursera for providing this opportunity to enhance our Knowledge in research.

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By Ab S

Jan 19, 2018

It should have had more information. A series of lecture could have a better impact.

By Rabbi h

Jun 10, 2020

This course is just about basics but it should be more appropriate like its title

By Blanca E F

Jul 18, 2021

It is a helpful course. The best part for me are the readings they provided.

By Choi K

Aug 22, 2020

There is not much exploration of theoretical frameworks as I was expecting.

By APARNA R

May 30, 2020

The course was successful in giving an overview about the research process.

By Professor B

Dec 10, 2016

It's look very very basics, i thought to get something more informative..

By JUDYTH A E

Sep 14, 2015

course content was great, but I felt like the course left me hanging....

By ahmed i a b

Jan 3, 2016

so interesting and they got a very talented way of teaching

By Mayank S

Jan 15, 2016

The course should be renamed as Basics of Research Method.

By Sadia T

Jun 28, 2020

A book or youtube tutorial is better than this course.

By KEVIN W

Nov 19, 2020

Great course and knowledge i got from this course

By Juan J C G

Apr 25, 2017

es un poco difícil entender bien las preguntas

By Ritesh R

Mar 7, 2021

Learning by doing and listening to some talks

By Emil

Jul 13, 2020

This was definitely a strange course.

By Dissanayake M B D D

Aug 8, 2020

great work. loved it.

By Francisco P

May 29, 2018

It is a basic course

By Moetaz s

Aug 22, 2017

Good For Beginners

By CALIMANUT I C

Feb 28, 2019

too basic I'd say

By Meroona G

Oct 21, 2017

Need improvement

By Nicolas-Patience B

Oct 6, 2015

Helpful insight.

By MAHIMA

May 19, 2020

Good initiative

By Vaishnavi.N

Jun 19, 2020

Good learning

By Dr. S M A T

Aug 13, 2020

Good Course.

By Alfredo C M

Sep 23, 2016

esta bien