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

le mode de fonctionnement de l'UE est présenté au début des enseignements

Contrôle des connaissances

Session 1

Rapport et soutenance coef 0,8

Contrôle continu coef 0,2

note éliminatoire si inférieure 8/20

Session 2

Rapport et soutenance coef 1

note éliminatoire si inférieure 8/20

Lectures recommandées

l'ensemble des références bibliographiques est communiqué au début des enseignements

Responsable de l'unité d'enseignement

Aline Desmedt


la composition de l'ensemble de l'équipe pédagogique est communiquée au début des enseignements