812303 Research proposal (in Eng.)

Vorlesung und Seminar
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Graf, Wolfram , Hein, Thomas
Institut für Hydrobiologie, Gewässermanagement (IHG)
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2018
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen


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.

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Profound knowlege 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,


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 & critically reflect on the validity & appropriateness of research proposals.
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