GENERATING RESEARCH QUESTIONS THROUGH PROBLEMATIZATION
Deliverables: Mid review concept paper presenting the identification of the problem.
Deliverables: Mid-review research paper & research design.
The scholar will have to also submit their thesis proposal by the end of Term 6 (Second Year), and qualify the comprehensive examination.
Thesis will be a self-contained scholarly piece of work under the supervision and guidance of academic advisors. It would include research motivation, problem definition, review of existing literature viewed through a critical lens for deriving major research gaps with possible novel academic contribution, theoretical framework research design, data analysis, the solution/conclusion to the identified research problem(s), and the potential for future research avenues on the identified problem(s).
This phase is key for the scholar to put together the work carried out in the previous phases.
Research output in terms of articles (journal papers or case studies)
Complete thesis as guided and required in accordance with the institution’s norms.