Open University

Open University

Developing Research Skills in Science (S825)

This module builds on your undergraduate level science to develop a strong appreciation of postgraduate research skills. It will develop knowledge and understanding of techniques and skills applicable to postgraduate scientific study and research methodologies and critical awareness of literature. It will support you in understanding and evaluating current research. You will use ICT to develop your information literacy skills, to communicate and to collaborate with others. You will also learn to act autonomously in planning and implementing work at a professional level. You will recognise how skills are continually developed through experience and can be transferred to other situations.

Course modules


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Credits from The Open University Distance learning October 2017 - 7 months

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Distance Learning

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