The course is based on independent work on the part of the student. There are ten sessions of three hours of supervision by either one or both supervisors involved in the training over a period of ten months. The student must keep book of the hours spent on researching, conducting and writing up of the project to be presented for supervision over the duration of the course. At least 100 hours should be devoted to the independent work on the part of the student. The other 30 hours will be spent on supervision pertaining to assisting the student to decide on a subject of research, compile a program of work, get into researching the subject, formulating the area of research, conducting of the research and the writing up of it.