Research Methods | PB-1202

Module details: Kaedah Penyelidikan

Module Title Kaedah Penyelidikan
Module Code PB-1202
Modular Credit 4
Type of Module Major Core for Bachelor of Arts Major in Brunei Studies

Breadth for other Bachelor programmes
Prerequisite None
Anti-requisite None


This module aims to provide first year students with knowledge of approaching, undertaking and assessing research in social science. Students are equipped with theoretical background, methods of data collection, analytical skills, drawing conclusion and academic writing format.


Module ContentStudent work loadContact hours for timetabling Assessment
  • Introduction to Social Science Research Methods
  • Aims and Characteristics of Research
  • Basic Concepts in Research
  • Research Process
  • Types and Styles of Research
  • Research Proposal
  • Sampling
  • Data Collection Methods
  • Evaluation Measurement and Questionnaire Designing
  • Validity and Reliability
  • Data Analysis
  • Research Report
  • Ethics in Research
8 hours per week
2 hours per week

Examination: 30%

  • Short answer questions: 10%
  • Essay type questions: 20%

Coursework: 70%

  • Participation in tutorial: 10%
  • Research proposal: 10%
  • Designing questionnaire: 10%
  • Statistical data analysis: 10%
  • Test (MCQ: 10%
  • Research report: 20%


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