As nouns the difference between methodology and methodologist
is that methodology
is the study of methods used in a field while methodologist
is person who studies methodology, or applies its principles.
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The study of methods used in a field.
(proscribed) A collection of methods, practices, procedures and rules used by those who work in some field.
The implementation of such methods etc.
Etymologically, methodology' refers to the ''study'' of methods. Thus the use of '''methodology as a synonym for (methods) (or other simple terms such as ''means,'' ''technique,'' or ''procedure ) is proscribed as both inaccurate and pretentious.
person who studies methodology, or applies its principles