Research design in Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies

In this course students will be trained to conceive, set up and develop a graduate research plan. Through a hands-on approach students will learn how to formulate a pertinent research question and design a research strategy to answer this question. The end product of this seminar is a research proposal for an RMA or PhD thesis, that will be defended  for a (mock) committee.

Aim:
After successfully completing this course, students can:
1. Formulate a research question appropriate to graduate research
2. Design a research proposal in which research question, theory, methodology and historiography are aligned
3. Present and defend their research proposal

Literature:
To be announced.

Teacher:
prof. dr. A.S.Q. Visser

Period:
Blok 4 (24-04-2017 t/m 30-06-2017)

Osiris course code:
GKRMV16007

ECTS:
5

Grade:
Paper (40%)
Assignment (30%)
Interview (30%)