Research Methods: An Engineering Approach
Study the fundamentals for designing your research from an engineering standpoint by enrolling in the Research Methods: An Engineering Approach online course.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Learning efforts 2-3 Hours Per Week
A masters or PhD level research project is a huge task. The Research Methods: An Engineering Approach programme breaks it down into parts and looks at it from a fundamental point-of-view. The course will teach you the elemental principles required to undertake research projects from an engineering outlook.
The principal theme of the Research Methods: An Engineering Approach online course is viewing research as a process of producing knowledge that does not yet exist. The programme aims to present the existing research methodology in a more appropriate way for engineers. With this course, you will understand how and when your research output contributes to knowledge.
The Research Methods: An Engineering Approach certification course will provide you with the abilities to create, plan and design your research successfully. You will be able to conduct proper research in your area of interest to accomplish the desired results.
- Eight-weeks long course
- Engineering programme
- Two-three weekly study hours
- Video lectures in English
- By the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)
- Self-directed learning
- Introductory-level programme
- Self-paced learning
- Free course access
- Shareable certificate
- Video lectures
- Digital learning
- Paid certification
- Wits university programme
- English video transcripts
- Expert instructors
- Eight weeks of training
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
- Interested candidates can learn from the Research Methods: An Engineering Approach programme without paying any fees as the audit-only access is free of charge.
- To receive the certification, candidates do have to pay a certification fee.
Research Methods: An Engineering Approach fee structure
Research Methods: An Engineering Approach programme
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
The Research Methods: An Engineering Approach online course is primarily designed for engineering students at the masters and doctoral level, who are working on their research projects. However, anyone who wants to learn about research methods can benefit from this course.
What you will learn
By the end of the Research Methods: An Engineering Approach certification course, you will be able to:
- Design the research process
- Know what tools are needed for creative research
- Comprehend when research contributes to the ultimate objective of shared knowledge
- Cope with ambiguity in research planning
Step 1 – Tap on this link - https://www.edx.org/course/research-methods-an-engineering-approach to open the Research Methods: An Engineering Approach course page.
Step 2 – Look for the ‘Enroll’ button. Tap on it to open the edX registration page.
Step 3 – Sign up for an account by entering your details. You can also log in directly by linking your Microsoft, Google, Facebook or Apple account.
Step 4 – A dashboard page will appear in your web browser with a ‘Congratulations’ message. You are now successfully enrolled in the Research Methods: An Engineering Approach programme.
Filling the form
For enrollment in the Research Methods: An Engineering Approach certification programme, you do not need to fill up any application forms. You can visit the edX website, register for an account and enrol in the course directly.
How does your research contribute?
Writing as discovery
What is research composed of?
Where does your research fit in?
How it helps
The Research Methods: An Engineering Approach will provide you with proven methods to successfully design your engineering research projects. Also, the course follows a self-paced approach. So, you can learn the topics according to your convenience.
Furthermore, if you choose to purchase the Research Methods: An Engineering Approach certification, you can add value to your resume and enhance your career prospects.
University of the Witwatersrand (UW), South Africa offers this course.
Ivan Hofsajer, Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Information Engineering at UW, is the expert instructor for this programme.
The Research Methods: An Engineering Approach course offers free access to its content. However, the certificate is available for purchase only.
The certificate will have the official logo of UW and the instructor’s signature. You can share it directly to your LinkedIn profile to attract better job offers.
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