Course Name : Research Design and Method
Course Code : SPSAG6205
Units : 3

This course is intended for graduate students planning to conduct research in social science in a variety of context, especially those related to religious and cultural studies. The course will equip students with step by step skills in preparing research designs and proposals. Topics include such essentials in research design and method as generating and developing research questions, conceptualization, and selection of types and methods of research. Building on the latest developments in studies of religion and its relation with varieties of issues such as spirituality, local culture, environment and politics, the course will help students in designing research proposals that are guided by best examples of research in religion and cultural studies.