|Course Code :||1008FLWTLA|
|Study domain:||Linguistics and Proficiency|
|Semester:||Semester: 1st/2nd semester|
|Study load (hours):||280|
|Contract restrictions: ||No contract restriction|
|Language of instruction :||Dutch|
|Exam period:||exam in the 2nd semester|
At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
Specific prerequisites for this course:
The student has acquired general research skills and disposes of the knowledge necessary to write on the subject of his or her choice.
There is no formal sequentiality. However, a student can only start work on the bachelor’s essay once he or she has passed the course “Scientific Skills”. Also, the supervisor of the Bachelor’s essay will decide whether a student needs to include specific courses in his or her curriculum so as to tackle the essay’s subject properly.
2. Learning outcomes
The bachelor’s essay is an independent paper written on the basis of a study of the relevant literature and research under the direction of an experienced researcher. Students must be able to
- define the research questions and the problem of their investigation;
- base their research on scientifically justified source material and / or a carefully compiled corpus;
- compile and resume a judiciously selected reading list;
- build up a clear and systematic argumentation with respect to the problem and the hypotheses advanced in their essay;
- adopt a personal point of view with respect to the research questions and defend it in a clear and systematic way;formulate their ideas in a well structured, clearly written text, in keeping with the demands of the discipline the topic of their essay belongs to.
3. Course contents
The bachelor’s essay treats a topic related to one of the disciplines treated in the bachelor’s program of Linguistics and Literature. The topics are published on Blackboard.
4. Teaching method
Personal work: Paper: Individually
5. Assessment method and criteria
Written assignment: Without oral presentation
6. Study material
Compulsory reading depends on the subject of the essay, and is determined in consultation between the supervisor and the student.
The following study material can be studied on a voluntary basis:
Recommended reading depends on the subject of the essay, and is determined in consultation between the supervisor and the student.
7. Contact information
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