Research Project Literature Survey & Methodology


Langue d'enseignement : Anglais
Crédits ECTS: 9


  • Heures d'enseignement dispensées à l'étudiant : 90 heures
  • Temps de travail personnel : 135 heures

Objectifs et compétences

Objectifs :
Students are required to carry out a literature survey related to the topic of their Master Thesis. They are expected to complete this task independently to a large extent, though they will have expert guidance from one of the teaching staff and from their thesis supervisor. They will also follow a workshop on effective techniques in research writing and more training in communication skills.

Compétences :
  • Design experimental protocols
  • Communicate effectively in English and native language on the procedures followed and the results yielded by experiments with the matching interpretation to diverse audiences using a range of media (from research papers to public communications)
  • Examine their own practice at all levels in a critical manner and modify accordingly, including find appropriate information and counselling to do so.
  • Apply the basic philosophy of scientific and technical thinking and consider ethical issues related to scientific research
  • Make an effective literature search

  • Have in-depth knowledge of at least one specialized Neurosciences field
  • Formulate appropriate questions and propose effective investigations to complex Neurosciences issues: 5.1. Identify and critically asses theoretical and practical approaches to develop appropriate strategies of investigation 5.2 Critically review specialized bibliography 5.3 Monitor and evaluate results

Organisation pédagogique

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Contrôle des connaissances

Session 1 :

Contrôle continu : Coef 0.25

Rapport et soutenance : Coef 0.75

Session 2 :

Rapport et soutenance : Coef 1

Lectures recommandées

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Responsable de l'unité d'enseignement

Aline Desmedt


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