Unit Code: AGR803
Unit Title: Research Projects I: Proposals & Designs
This is a one-year research and learning program that combines with Research Project II unit. In the first instance learn about basic methods involved. In the first semester, students will formulate a research proposal on a specific topic of their choice in any particular sub-discipline of agriculture. They will also be required to do a quality literature search and communicate their research proposals effectively, orally and on paper. This unit also covers the research design and sampling. Students will be required to produce a proposal that includes an abstract, introduction, literature search, formulation of research questions and hypotheses, and methods section (in future tense), as well as suggested outcomes and plan a budget.