Unit Code: FOR509

Unit Title: Research Methods

The unit introduces the students on the method of a research project which covers the following instructional areas: social research including proposal writing, survey design, designing of survey instruments, sampling methods, data collection, interpretation, graphs and tables, analysis of surveys, and presentation of results, handling of data, descriptive statistics and distribution, the difference between means and hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, non-parametric methods, the relationship between variables and design and layout of experiments.