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This subject is an overview of the qualitative and quantitative methods used in researching the Arts and Cultural sector. The course will cover research design, implementation, analysis and communication of results. Particular focus will be paid to the application of research in professional settings.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
- understand importance of research in managing arts and cultural organisations;
- compare and contrast commonly used techniques in arts and cultural management research projects;
- be able to delineate the various stages of the research process and the planning required for each;
- have experience in research management approaches; and
- know how to use a variety of research methods as problem-solving tools in arts and cultural organizations.
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
- oral and written communication;
- collaborative learning;
- problem solving;
- team work;
- application of theory to practice;
- interpretation & analysis;
- critical thinking;
- synthesis of data and other information;
- evaluation of data and other information; and
- accessing data and other information from a range of sources.
Last updated: 29 April 2020