The course provides students with an understanding of the following issues:
- the need for research ethics and the responsibility of the researcher (the student).
- the most common types of academic dishonesty (such as fabrication and plagiarism),
- how to avoid committing acts of academic dishonesty (such as through using citations and references),
- how the University deals with students who have been proven to have committed acts of academic dishonesty (The University's 'Rules on Handling Student Academic Dishonesty' will be outlined).