research skills and thesis proposal

Course description

This module aims to guide students in their process of formulating a research design for their master thesis. Central elements are the formulation of an adequate research question, the choice of an appropriate multidisciplinary theoretical framework, and the operationalization of theoretical concepts towards empirical questions. This module also aims to give students insight in and knowledge of general research methodologies and the more specific issues of multidisciplinary research, as well as to provide students with more detailed research skills needed for conducting qualitative empirical research (interview/focus groups/content analysis)

Contact: Mw. Dr. E.C.J. van Oost