Seminar on research methodology (mandatory)

Enseignant responsable :

  • DELPHINE LAUTIER

Volume horaire : 23

Description du contenu de l'enseignement :

Methodology in Research and the writing of a Master's thesis

This course is an introduction to the methodology of reseach through the writing of the Master's thesis.

Coefficient : 4

Compétence à acquérir :

In this course, the students learn: i) How to define a research subject; ii) How to select, and use the articles related to their subject, iii) How to organize the content of their Master's thesis, and to write their review of the litterature

Mode de contrôle des connaissances :

The grades depend on the assiduity of the student and his /her ability to produce in due time, five documents. Each document represents one step in the writing of the Master’s thesis.

Document n°1 reveals the preferences of the students about the research subjects in which they are especially interested

Document n°2 gives a definition of the subject, in accordance with the supervisor of the Master's thesis

Document n°3 is a synthesis about the main references that will be needed to write the Master's thesis

Document n°4 is a first draft of the review of the litterature

Document n°5 is the Master's thesis