Course code 02 84 4049 00
Number of ECTS points 4
Course title in the language of instruction
Research Methodology
Course title in Polish Research Methodology
Course title in English
Research Methodology
Language of instruction English
Form of classes
Lecture Tutorials Laboratory Project Seminar Other Total of teaching hours during semester
Contact hours 30 0 30
E-learning No No No No No No
Assessment criteria (weightage) 1.00 0.00
Unit running the course Instytut Elektroniki
Course coordinator prof. dr hab. inż. Andrzej Materka
Course instructors
Course learning outcomes
  1. Knowledge of basic methodology of research work and scientific projects. Ability to acquire information from different sources, their integration, interpretation and critical evaluation, as well as drawing conclusions, formulating and justifying opinions, in particular related to formulating and solving tasks of modeling and designing of elements, circuits and systems and of the process of their manufacture. Ability to evaluate usefulness and possibilities of application of new advances in materials, elements, design and manufacture methods to the design and manufacture of electronics and telecommunications circuits and systems. Ability to state and test hypotheses related to selected issues of electronics and telecommunications.
Programme learning outcomes
  1. Knowledge and comprehension of economic, legal, and other conditions of different professional activities related to electronics and telecommunications including basic concepts and principles regarding the industrial and intellectual property protection.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of audiences using specialised terminology from electronics and telecommunications also with the aid of English language at B2+ level according to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages; ability to present and to evaluate different opinions and attitudes and to lead and take part in a debate.
  3. Ability to use literature, data bases and other sources of information. Ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies and to direct others in this area.
  4. Readiness to comply with and to develop professional ethics principles, and to maintain the ethos and to develop achievements of the profession. Awareness of responsibility for taking the professional decisions.
Programme content 1. Knowledge acquiring, scientific research 2. Researchers, scientific method 3. Scientific problems solving 4. Hypothesis and its proving 5. Experiment planning 6. Structure of scientific article 7. Discussion and publications
Assessment methods
Assessment of student performance at individual assignments.

Grading policies Evaluation of state-of-the-art analysis on the selected topic, presentation, plan of a project and activity in the class.
Course content Individual assignments: 1. Critical and creative literature review 2. State-of-the-art presentation 3. Formulating the hypothesis 4. Planning a research project
Basic reference materials
  1. A. Materka, Research Methodology Lecture Notes, Slides, TUL 2018.
Other reference materials
  1. J. Weiner, Technika pisania i prezentowania przyrodniczych prac naukowych, PWN, 2003.
  2. P. P. Grzybowski, K. Sawicki, Pisanie prac i sztuka ich prezentacji, Impuls, 2013.
  3. K. L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th edition, The University of Chicago Press, 2007
Average student workload outside classroom
Updated on 2019-08-26 17:44:28
Archival course yes/no no