Again, it should have a clear academic justification of all the choices that you made and be linked back to the literature.
There are numerous research methods that can be used when researching scientific subjects, you should discuss which are the most appropriate for your research with your supervisor.
'' is not enough; there must be good academic reasons for your choice.
If you are submitting your dissertation in sections, with the methodology submitted before you actually undertake the research, you should use this section to set out exactly what you plan to do.
There are two main research types and three main types of research analysis.
These are, respectively, primary and secondary research, and quantitative, qualitative, and mixed research analysis methods.
The following research methods are commonly used in social science, involving human subjects: One of the most flexible and widely used methods for gaining qualitative information about people’s experiences, views and feelings is the interview.
An interview can be thought of as a guided conversation between a researcher (you) and somebody from whom you wish to learn something (often referred to as the ‘informant’).
A mixed methodology features aspects of each or all of the above techniques.
In a dissertation where one is assessing, for instance, the effects of flooding in the Wirral peninsula, it is likely that all the research techniques mentioned above would be used.