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- Grade 12 or equivalentOR- Mature student status (18 years of age or older) and a passing score on the entrance examination

Benefits of this program

- Prepares you for valuable industry certifications- Market-driven programs- Growing demand for professionals in this area

Employment Opportunities

- Market research- Advertising research- Tourism research- Opinion research- Human resources research

Being a professional researcher requires a disciplined mind and attention to detail, as well as a keen interest in learning. Research programs at Rumi Academy help students develop these abilities and refine their natural talents, while also providing research techniques and skills that transfer across a number of industries to lead to successful careers in research.

If you have a natural curiosity and want to make a career out of information-gathering and analysis, here’s what you need to know.

Research Courses
In research programs, students learn all the steps in the research process, from creating the most basic questionnaire to interpreting data to presenting a finished report. Courses such as statistical analysis, population and demography give students a broader understanding of data as they learn collection techniques, such as interviewing, focus group development and case study analysis. Emphasis will also be placed on creating effective research presentations and communications.

Many Rumi Academy research programs are offered as specialty programs, focusing on research skills in one specific area. Examples include:

Clinical Research: Clinical research programs prepare students to conduct and analyze the outcome of clinical trials on products such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology or medical devices. Courses include the drug development process, guidelines and standards for clinical trials, monitoring, documentation and more.
Marketing and Business Intelligence Research. These programs teach students to examine buying habits and shopper motivations through development of questionnaires, data analysis, focus groups and more, preparing them for work in the business or public sector.
Biotechnology Research: In biotechnology research, students learn a variety of scientific methods and experimentation techniques, as well as how to operate research equipment and software, and to perform research in a number of biotechnology disciplines, including pharmaceutical, immunology and more.


Qestions & Answers

A researcher’s job is to discover or confirm, in a responsible manner, evidence-based knowledge that can benefit society or the world. However, the role of a researcher is much wider than the job description and the responsibilities of a researcher are numerous. In this article, we will take a brief look at the many responsibilities a researcher that must be fulfilled to play this role effectively.

Effective research requires a combination of skills across various domains. Here are some essential skills for conducting research:

Critical Thinking,Problem Solving,Analytical Skills,Communication Skills,Time Management,Attention to Detail,Literature Review,Statistical Skills,Technical Proficiency,Curiosity,Ethical Awareness,Adaptability,Collaboration,Networking,Project Management

These skills, combined with a strong foundation in the specific field of study, contribute to a researcher’s ability to conduct meaningful and impactful research.

The tasks performed by a researcher can vary widely depending on the field of study, the specific research project, and the stage of the research process. Here are some common tasks performed by researchers:

Literature Review,Research Design and Planning,Data Collection,Data Analysis,Writing and Presenting,Collaboration,Experimentation,Data Management,Grant and Proposal Writing,Ethical Considerations,Continuous Learning,Teaching and Mentoring,Networking,Publishing,Funding and Budget Management

These tasks collectively contribute to the successful planning, execution, and dissemination of research outcomes. The specific tasks can vary based on the nature of the research and the researcher’s role within a project or institution.

Rumi Academy research programs are typically offered as graduate certificate programs, which means completion of a degree or diploma program is required. Recommended areas of prior training include:

Social science

Specialized research programs, such as clinical and biotechnology research, will require completion of a degree or diploma in their respective fields.

Career paths for researchers are diverse and wide ranging. With experience and proven success, researchers can progress to more senior roles or even executive-level positions, such as product manager or project director.
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