Course ObjectivePlanning, conducting and writing a research project in political
science, a process through which students will:
- deepen their knowledge of methods and techniques of political science
research and be able to apply these in a research project;
- further develop their ability to analyse, evaluate and interpret
- learn to apply insights of political science to topical societal
- learn to formulate and execute a clear research design, and present
their research findings into a clearly written and coherently argued
Course ContentDuring period 5 (April-May) students follow several short modules in
methods and techniques in political science research, both qualitative
and quantitative methods. Throughout period 5-6 students apply these
methods with an aim to finalize their research paper. Students are
expected to pay particular attention to the collection and analysis of
data and the recording of research findings. This is an individual 3
month process of constant progress towards the end goal which is
supervised by the teacher of the course.
Teaching MethodsWorkshops and individual supervisory meetings to monitor students'
Method of AssessmentFinal research project, submission of multiple assignments, attendance
LiteratureTo be announced on Canvas.
Target AudienceThis course is intended exclusively for students of the Premaster
Additional InformationThis course is intended exclusively for students of the Premaster
Recommended background knowledgeStudents should build their knowledge on research skills and research
methods before the start of the course throughout the multiple courses
of the PM programme.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences|
|Course Coordinator||N. Onopriychuk MSc|
|Examiner||N. Onopriychuk MSc|
N. Onopriychuk MSc
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|Teaching Methods||Study Group, Reading|