The course deals with the concept of a scientific study, induction and deduction. Types of research. Research methods. Research ethics and academic honesty. Characteristics of qualitative and quantitative research, research and data collection phases and their analysis. Research topic selection, justification and literature review studies. Academic publication databases and their use in the study process and conducting of research are considered and evaluated. Discussion of the requirements of research design and presentation. Research organization on the Internet: The advantages and disadvantages. The course provides insights into research funding types and sources.