Full course description
a) In this module students prepare for the second part of module D ánd module E by writing a thesis proposal or an internship proposal + an internship thesis proposal.
b) Research seminars: Staff members (future supervisors of the students) introduce their research practice to the students (two sessions per week). The students are expected to read an article or chapter from a book that is representative for this practice. Using the text the students have read, issues and problems the students are confronted with themselves in their proposal can be addressed and discussed. In this period the students will meet with their supervisor for the first time.
Writing a Thesis/Internship Proposal
Enrollment in MA PS
-Booth, W.C., G.G. Colomb & J.M. Williams (2008), The Craft of Research (Third Edition). Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press.
-Ridley, D. (2012), The Literature Review. A step-by-step Guide for Students (Second Editon). Los Angeles: SAGE.
-Seale, C. (2012), Researching Society and Culture (Third Edition). Los Angeles: SAGE.