This module occupies a central place in our field-based research-orientated degrees. It prepares students to undertake their independent Joint Honours research dissertation and develops transferable professional skills useful beyond graduation. It is designed to prepare students for undertaking original, empirical research by introducing them to the general principles, methodologies, and methods used in the collection and generation of data. It prepares students to undertake their independent research dissertation, and provides transferable skills useful beyond graduation. Joint Honours students need to make an informed choice, with the help of their Advisor, to select from the units shared with the larger 60-credit SG3201. The module concludes with students producing an independent research proposal for their Senior Honours dissertation research.