Graduate School

Directed research II

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 II, the student completes writing their “qualifying” paper and defends it. In principle, it is expected that the student adopts their “qualifying” paper as the basis for his doctoral thesis and so continues work on the topic selected for the “qualifying” paper. In the context of this course, the student also prepares a proposal for a dissertation topic.

Competences:

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

Prerequisites

The obligatory courses in this program.

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.

Readings

Depends on a specific topic of the directed research.

Assessment

Research report and successful defense of the “qualifying” paper. 50/50

University course code: 3JEZ009

Year of study: 2

Course principal:

ECTS: 38

Workload:

  • Other: 1140 hours

Course type: obligatory

Languages: english

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