Research Methodology Training

Research Methodology Training

This course aims at developing students’ knowledge and competence of the research process and the application of research methods. In the area of social research and its social and legal applications.

The course ends with modules on practical research issues such as writing the research proposal within which topics include procedures, and protocols, ethical issues, design, data collection and analysis, and the presentation of findings.

Cost: USD 150/ 555,000UGX

Duration 4 weeks

In this course the following will be covered

Introduction to social Research Methods

Definition of Research

Writing a problem Statement

Hypothesis testing

Literature review

Research designs, approaches and methods

Triangulation of research methods

Sample size determination

Data processing, analysis and interpretation

Validity and reliability of research methods

Ethical considerations in research

Report writing

NOTE: This course will be administered on ZOOM and on the Eight Tech eLearning system


At the end of the course every scholar with be awarded a certificate.


Dr. Martha Kibukamusoke holds a Doctorate degree in Sociology and a Master of Arts degree in development studies from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University of South Africa. She is currently a Senior Lecturer with various Universities in Uganda. She has a wealth of experience both in research and programme interventions for combating child labour, developing organizational strategic plans and developing training manuals. She believes that through research, new innovations can be initiated and developed. A number of her research work has been and is still being published in international and local journals worldwide.