Introducing research in law and beyond
Learn the essential skills to develop and complete a legal research project with this free course. Understand how to identify a research topic, conduct a literature review, and generate research questions. Explore the uses of information and data, research methods, and the process of analyzing information to draw valid conclusions. Enhance your ability to write a research proposal and gain insights into the importance of a literature review and referencing. Start your research journey today!
This free course, Introducing research in law and beyond, is designed to introduce you to the skills required to develop and complete a legal research project. You will learn about the complexities of research, how to identify a research topic, how to conduct a literature review and how to develop research questions. This course also considers the uses and applications of information and data, research methods, the process of analysing information to draw valid conclusions, and explains how to write up a research proposal.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
Understand how to prepare to undertake a piece of research
Understand how to get started with a piece of research
How to generate research ideas, research questions and research aims and objectives
Explain the importance of a literature review
Understand how and why to critically evaluate the literature in the chosen field of research
Understand the role of the literature review and referencing.