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Module Code - Title:

EQ4908 - PROJECT 2 (EQUINE SCIENCE)

Year Last Offered:

2020/1

Hours Per Week:

Lecture

7

Lab

0

Tutorial

0

Other

1

Private

6

Credits

6

Grading Type:

N

Prerequisite Modules:

EQ4907
MA4505

Rationale and Purpose of the Module:

This is a core module on the BSc Degree in Equine Science.

Syllabus:

Guidance on the formats available for the final report, on the analytical approaches required, and on the methodology and documentation.

Learning Outcomes:

Cognitive (Knowledge, Understanding, Application, Analysis, Evaluation, Synthesis)

On completion of this module, students should be able to: Arrange, collect and examine published literature on a selected research topic Clarify, defend and interpret the literature and data available on the research topic Apply the available information relevant to the research topic to solve the research questions and problems Summarise and synthesise the findings of the research effort Analyse the outcomes and draw conclusions from the findings of the relevant primary and secondary data available Evaluate the findings and recommend further action/directions of study.

Affective (Attitudes and Values)

On completion of this module, students should be able to: Acknowledge the contribution of the research work to furthering knowledge and understanding, skills and attitudes as these relate to the research project

Psychomotor (Physical Skills)

On completion of this module, students should be able to: Compile the total research process into a dissertation reflective of the prescribed requirements.

How the Module will be Taught and what will be the Learning Experiences of the Students:

Tutorials, seminars and independent study/work

Research Findings Incorporated in to the Syllabus (If Relevant):

Prime Texts:

Hart, Chris (2002) Doing a literature review , Sage, London
Frazer, L and Lawley, M (2000) Questionnaire Design and administration , Wiley, London
Rudestam, K and Newton, R (2001) Surviving your Dissertation 2nd Edition , Sage, London

Other Relevant Texts:

McGourty, F and O'Dwyer, M. (1999) The Project Guide , UL: IEI
Leahy, P. D., (1989) Practical Research: planning and design 4th Edition , Collier Mac Millan, London

Programme(s) in which this Module is Offered:

Semester - Year to be First Offered:

Spring - 08/09

Module Leader:

bridget.younge@ul.ie