This course is discontinued

INTHE4011 – Literature Review and Research Question

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

NB! THE CREDIT POINTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DURING AUTUMN 2007!!

The Literature Review and Research Question seminar consists of group meetings with peers and will end up in an oral exam. The topics in this course inklude:

  • How to wright a literature review
  • Critical reading of qualitative literature
  • Define and advocate your field of interest.
  • Review the relevant literature to describe the current knowledge in that field.
  • Identify important unanswered questions in the field.
  • Justify your selection of question(s) you want to address and
  • Spell out the hypothesis you want to test (if applicable).

Learning outcome

You will learn to practice reviewing literature, and finally presenting knowledge (as you have been able to extract from available literature) about your specific field of research.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Teaching

Access to teaching

A student who has completed compulsory instruction and coursework and has had these approved, is not entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework. A student who has been admitted to a course, but who has not completed compulsory instruction and coursework or had these approved, is entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework, depending on available capacity.

Examination

Oral exam

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

English

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

The students and his/her supervisor sign them up to the exam

From 5. february – 30. march

Explanations and appeals

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Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

Facts about this course

Credits

6

Level

Master

Teaching

Every spring

Examination

Every spring

Teaching language

English