Research Project Political Science

2019-2020
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Doel vak

The student will acquire the competences to:
(1) to analyze and interpret political data and evaluate the quality,
validity and usefulness of political science research findings;
(2) demonstrate a critical attitude towards political science literature
and established points of view;
(3) demonstrate intellectual integrity and the ability to be
self-critical.
(4) successfully carry out a group research project, applying and
refining academic, writing and research skills acquired before;
(5) write a group research paper according to the Political Science
Writing Guide, and demonstrate their ability to clearly communicate
their research findings and the acquired political science knowledge;
(6) to work in a team and contribute to a group product.

Inhoud vak

This seminar will require students to apply at a more advanced level
academic and research skills they have already acquired within the first
year of political science. Students will apply these skills to a group
research project.The research project will have to address a relevant
question pertaining to the content of either of two parallel courses
followed in period 2 (EU Governance in an International Context and
Global Political Economy in the track Mondiale Politiek or Economie van
Markt & Overheid in Nationale Politiek en Bestuur). Class attendence is
mandatory.

Onderwijsvorm

Tutorials.

Toetsvorm

Individual research design, attendance, class participation,
presentation and final group project.

Literatuur

To be announced in the course manual (see CANVAS).

Doelgroep

2nd year bachelor students in Political Science; Students in the Minor
Political Science. Also open as an elective course for VU-students and
Exchange Students.

Aanbevolen voorkennis

Good argumentation skills and basic understanding and experience in
research skills / methods.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode S_RPPS
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P2+3
Vakniveau 300
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
Vakcoördinator N. Onopriychuk MSc
Examinator N. Onopriychuk MSc
Docenten K.E. Rinaldi Doligez
N. Onopriychuk MSc

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