GS 312 : search methods


Department of Islamic Economics

Academic Program

Bachelor in Islamic economics







Research Methods, code GS 312, is taught to students in the third year of the Department of Islamic Economics, for two hours per week. In this course, the student studies topics, including the stages of scientific research, the basic requirements for conducting scientific research, the definition of scientific research, its importance, objectives and characteristics, the ethical principles of scientific research, a study Specifications of scientific research and the researcher, classifications of scientific research and scientific research methodologies in terms of the goals and importance of each of them, the study of the steps of scientific research, the study of sources and references, their importance and types, classification of sources and references and methods of classification. Studying previous studies and their aims, studying how hypotheses are derived and formulated, hypothesis components, benefits, and sources of hypotheses, studying how to select a research sample, and designing a research plan. The course aims to:1- The course aims to introduce students to the various scientific research methods and the rules that must be followed, starting with defining and describing the problem.2- Defining the student how to choose the methodology for collecting data and information related to the research.3- Introducing the student to how to use the scientific method in writing and analyzing data correctly, and to exploit modern technology in preparing and presenting scientific research.

Intended learning outcomes

First: the fat skills:1- The student should use the knowledge he acquired in choosing the research topic.2. To distinguish between the research problem and research hypotheses3. Enhancing the student's sense of curiosity and seeing himself as an active participant in the process of conducting scientific researchSecond: scientific and professional skills.1- Enhancing the student's ability to use what he has studied in professional applications.2- The ability to understand the books of research methods, research them, and extract useful information from them3 Acquisition of the skill of conducting scientific research in proving and interpreting facts.

Teaching and learning methods

The course is offered to the student through• Theoretical lectures.• Panel discussions• Preparing an MPSE research paper

Methods of assessments

Evaluation method• Written midterm exam 40%• Final written exam 60%