The module comprises participation in select research seminars or conferences, one on one work with a faculty researcher in their field of expertise (or both) and a research paper.
state-of-the-art knowledge of the area as it is presented at relevant academic contexts (conferences, seminars, lectures, etc.)
one or more specific and defined research-relevant problems within the above-mentioned area
scholarly conventions within disciplines relevant to International Studies.
identifying research ideas and/or problems pertaining to the chosen area
producing an academic argument as part of a scholarly discussion
articulating research results in a clear, well-structured, and communicatively adequate form that corresponds to genre conventions within scholarly work
applying relevant IT tools in the research process.
continuing research-oriented education and learning at MA level.
|Name of exam||Research Topic Study|
|Type of exam|
Written examBased on an agreement with the supervisor, the student will either participate in a number of relevant research seminars or conferences or work closely with a faculty member engaged in specific research for the purpose of working closely with that research. On this basis, the student will produce a research paper within their chosen area, which must be approved by the supervisor.The research paper must not exceed 12 pages. The paper may be presented as part of an open seminar.
The paper will be assessed by the examiner.
Any re-examinations will be held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised assignment paper.
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Danish title||Selvstændigt studie inden for udvalgt forskningsemne|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Language and International Studies|
|Department||Department of Culture and Global Studies|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|