Details for Research Project

This subject allows students to formulate a research question relative to their approved topic the research and produce a clearly expressed, well-structured and well-argued research essay.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: RES501
  • Credit points: 20
  • Subject coordinator: Nigel Pegram


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Research Project

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Demonstrate knowledge of methodology (for example, ethnography, basic statistics, hermeneutics, etc.).
  2. Demonstrate an advanced ability to formulate a research question and outline an appropriate research plan for data collection.
  3. Exhibit a critically reflective understanding of fundamental techniques and described methodological processes.
  4. Produce a clearly expressed, well-structured and well-argued research essay, relative to the approved topic the research, which appropriately engages the peer-reviewed literature in the area.

Subject Content

Individual research in consultation with supervisor

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • Distance/E-Learning (online)

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Research Proposal (1500 words)
  • Research Essay (16,000 words)

Representative References

Readings to be assigned by the appropriate supervisor on the particular topic of the project.