This course is designed with an aim to prepare students for their Thesis. Students upon completion will have the necessary academic skills that will be needed for an in-depth research study in the area of their choice. They should have a broad knowledge of various data collection and analysis techniques and appreciate the significance of H&S research to industry and government. In addition, the student should be able to evaluate the effectiveness of the research of others, and will be prepared to conduct his or her own research project and be capable of analysing and interpreting the data from this project. Practically, the student will be in a position to draft a research proposal, to be able to design and implement a H&S research campaign and to carry out a mini-research project as well as present the research report to interested parties