These are words that we frequently come upon. What can be said about the differences? Would these two words' subheadings be different?
According to webster they are considered synonyms. However, from an academic viewpoint there is a distinction:
A method is a systematic procedure, technique, or mode of inquiry employed by or proper to a particular discipline (e.g. scientific method)
A technique is the manner in which technical details are treated or a way of accomplishing a desired aim that may not be considered a scientific method (e.g. heuristic technique)