Britannia School of Leadership and Management LTD
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The OTHM Level 7 Certificate in Research Methods is specifically designed to develop a researcher’s ability to prepare for different academic activities based on research through the design and development of their research proposal.
Learners will develop a fundamental understanding of practical, philosophical, and ethical concepts of research within the context of an academic environment. The course is accredited by UK OFQUAL and is delivered 100% online with 24x7 support.
*Please ensure that you meet the entry requirements for this course prior to purchasing
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Duration and Delivery
This level 7 online course is designed to be completed over two months of full-time study. However, we accommodate for completely flexible delivery, so that students can schedule their learning around other commitments such as work or family. The qualification is delivered online through our Virtual Learning Environment. Our 24x7 online tutor support is there to assist you throughout your studies.
Assessment and Verification
All units within this course are internally verified by our qualified assessors and externally verified by OTHM. This course is criterion-referenced, based on specific learning outcomes. To achieve a “PASS” for a unit, a student must complete the learning outcomes to meet the assessment criteria set by OTHM.
This course is based on the Regulated Qualifications Framework’s (RQF’s) equivalent to Master’s degrees, which can be used to gain important knowledge while gaining credits, which can be put towards gaining a fast tracked master’s degree at a University.
Upon successful completion of this 100% accredited online course, learners will earn 20 credits at the Master’s degree level. A learner can also use these credits to progress to further studies, including progressing towards an MBA top-up. Moreover, as this qualification is regulated and approved by OFQUAL (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), professional institutes or employers also would usually recognize this qualification for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Who is this course for?
This course is for anybody looking to advance their research skills while gaining a valuable qualification. This may be to advance ones career, or to advance to a fast tracked Masters degree programme.
For entry in this course, learners must meet the following criteria:
- A UK level 6 diploma, an honours degree, or equivalent qualification.
- Mature learners are also advised to have management experience.
- The learner should be 21 or older at the time of enrollment.
English Language Requirements:
Learners are expected to have English language proficiency of CEFR Level B2. This can be shown in the following ways:
- Being a native English speaker.
- Heaving achieved IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
- Having done your last two years of schooling in English.
- Passing our free English language test.
Completion of this course leads to several benefits: it will enhance your skills in academic research which will can lead to, or enhance, your career in a related position, it will usually count towards your CPD, and it can also provide learners with entry into fast tracked masters degree programmes.
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