Graduate School

Directed research I

This course is part of the programme:
Cognitive science of language Third Level

Objectives and competences

Quality research work leading to the doctoral degree. In the context of Directed Research I, the student chooses the topic for his “qualifying” paper and prepares the list and overview of the relevant literature.


  • Ability to do independent research in the selected research area
  • Ability to search for literature and relevant data for the student’s research work

Content (Syllabus outline)

Depends on with a specific research topic decided upon with the help of the mentor.

Intended learning outcomes

Detailed knowledge of the topic selected for the Directed Research.


Depends on a specific topic of the directed research.


Research report and confirmation of the topic of the “qualifying” paper. 50/50

University course code: 3JEZ006

Year of study: 1

Course principal:

ECTS: 24


  • Other: 720 hours

Course type: obligatory

Languages: english

Learning and teaching methods:
individual work under supervision of the mentor.