DEVS3001 Thesis Seminar 1 (5 cr)
Locating the research topic within a geographical / academic framework, choosing and evaluating methodological approaches, writing the literature review, synthesising and referencing theoretical literature and existing empirical research, functioning as a discussant.
Upon completion of the course, students will have made significant progress in planning the structure of their theses. They have also written a draft version of their literature reviews for their theses, and they understand how the literature review functions as a basis for further thesis work.
Assessment details: Individual project work, group discussion, presentations. Active participation, quality of assignments.
Detailed information about material needed is given during the course.