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Research Methodology and Scientific Writing course is conducted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

To whom:

The Researchers or Research Students who are interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills  in Research Methodology and Scientific Writing

Course fee:

The intake will be limited to 100 candidates

External Candidates – Rs. 25,000/=
USJP academic & academic support staff – Rs. 12,500/=
Internal Candidates (Current postgraduate students at USJP) –  free of charge

Course Fee of Rs 25,000/= should be paid on or before 03.11.2018 to account number 053530006427 from any People’s Bank branch after receiving the confirmation that you have been selected for the course.

Duration:

The total duration is 30 hours and the lecture sessions will be conducted Wednesdays & Thursdays from 5.30 to 7.30 p.m. at the  Seminar Room 1 – Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda.

The Course Objectives:

The course was designed to provide students the knowledge and skills to prepare a comprehensive research proposal, conduct a literature review, design experiments/surveys to procure data, analyze the data using standard qualitative and quantitative techniques and use of statistical packages,  writing thesis, reports and research papers.

Intended Learning Outcomes of the course: 

  • Ability to prepare comprehensive research proposals
  • Ability to procure and organize relevant secondary literature from both hard and electronic sources through the internet.
  • Analyze the data to suit the objectives of the research using relevant statistical packages
  • Ability to prepare effective research proposals for funding
  • Ability to write research papers for journals
  • Ability to write the thesis
  • Review scientific papers and other communication effectively
  • Be knowledgeable about the publishers and the funding organizations and their priorities
  • Be aware of the ethics in scientific communication
  • Be able to present his/her work to a variety of audiences effectively and efficiently

The course will be commenced on the second week of November 2018.

Apply Online 
Closing date for the Application: 31st October 2018

A certificate of participation will be awarded after successful completion of the courses.

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