812303 Research proposal
- Lecture and seminar
- Semester hours
- Lecturer (assistant)
- Graf, Wolfram , Hein, Thomas , Funk, Andrea
- Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management (IHG)
- Offered in
- Sommersemester 2019
- Languages of instruction
Literature search & review; formulation of research objectives & hypotheses; developing adequate study-design, selecting appropriate methods, setting-up a time-plan and cost estimation; presentation and justification of MSc research proposals; get experience in writing an MSc research proposal.
- Previous knowledge expected
•Profound knowledge in aquatic ecology and/or aquatic ecosystem management (e.g. 30 ECTS of successfully finished courses in aquatic ecology and/or aquatic ecosystem management )
•Participants are expected to have potential research topics of their own interest in mind.
- Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)
After successful completion of this course, participants are able to:
•Engage critically with theory and literature in a chosen field of research;
•Develop research questions in the context of current knowledge which can be answered by a research project;
•Set explicit research objectives and hypotheses for a proposed research project;
•Justify study designs, research methods, sampling designs and methods of analysis which are valid, feasible and efficient;
•Develop realistic time tables and cost estimations;
•Compose a detailed written research project proposal;
•Present and defend a research project proposal;
•Review and critically reflect on the validity and appropriateness of research proposals
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.