The course is designed to enable advanced students who are at the research threshold to gain the competence they need in developing their research interests and questions into research topics. The course should help them to acquire fundamental knowledge of the logic of research across any specific disciplinary boundaries. Hence the course is open to members from the School of English Studies as well, and may also be booked by advanced M.A. students who are interested in research methodology beyond the minimum M.A.-level requirements. Members can obtain 1 Credit.