|1.||Plan, implement, conduct and communicate a research project;|
|2.||Critically evaluate research papers;|
|3.||Interpret a body of knowledge leading to innovative research questions and testable hypotheses;|
|4.||Design an appropriate research project and undertake appropriate data analyses;|
|5.||Conduct research sufficient to obtain a substantial body of work;|
|6.||Produce a written research thesis;|
|7.||Critically evaluate one's own findings and their impact on current knowledge;|
|8.||Demonstrate clear, concise and precise communication, both oral and written; and|
|9.||Demonstrate aptitude and ability to work without close supervision and with a high degree of responsibility.|
|Assignment||Statistics and Research Design||10%|
|Other||Research Plan (not more than 10 pages)||5%|
|Literature Review||Literature Review (not more than 6,000 words)||15%|
|Research Thesis||Research Thesis (not more than 12,000 words)||55%|
|Presentation||Oral Presentation and Thesis Defence||10%|
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