This course provides means on how to define, plan and carry out a project at an academic level. The project is intended to be the Master´s thesis, but could be any academic report. The course is best suited to be run in close relation or even parallel to the progress of the project. It is divided into several parts involving both theoretical lectures and practical exercises. Library Knowledge presents how to find relevant books and journals, as being a fundamental part of any academic report. Scientific Theories and Scientific Methods introduce general theories, and also give the participant an opportunity to focus on methods relevant to his/her own research area. Argument Theory involves basic structures of arguments that are discussed and exemplified.
NOTE: This is an internet based course. You are not required to travel to Lund to attend. This course can only be taken as part of the iGEON master program.
NOTE: Notice that Research Methodology course is a prerequisite for the master thesis course.
Teaching consists of lectures, practical exercises and project reports that you will submit to the teachers.