INTHE4011 – Literature Review and Research Question
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
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).
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.
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Formal prerequisite knowledgeNo obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.
Access to teaching
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Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Language of examination
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.