13 Module aims
The Project provides the opportunity for students to integrate the theory, practice and experiential learning gained whilst in Britain in a piece of extended research in international public administration. This may be done either by working in their indigenous setting or by continuing to work in Britain.
This module, therefore, has the following objectives:
• to test the student`s ability to undertake a sustained investigation into a particular topic or issue within the field of international public administration; • to enable the student to formulate a project proposal justifying selection of methodologies;
• to test the student’s ability to plan, organise and write a lengthy prose work;
• to test the student’s ability to undertake a sustained investigation into a particular topic or issue within their chosen field of study. 14
Module learning outcomes
In fulfilling these objectives, you should be able to:
• demonstrate the ability to conduct a substantive piece of research within your chosen field of study;
• select and justify chosen methodologies;
• conduct a literature search and write up a literature review;
• demonstrate appropriate skills in research analysis and effective communication of research evaluation;
• make an original contribution to their chosen field.