Pre-Master IR-II: Method. Res. Practice

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode LYX083B10
Vaknaam Pre-Master IR-II: Method. Res. Practice
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I

Uitgebreide vaknaam Pre-Master IR-II: Methodology and Research Practice
Leerdoelen 1. The student is able to acquire and organize knowledge and understanding at an intermediate level of key classic and contemporary debates on methodologies in international relations;
2. The student is able to apply methodological knowledge and understanding to critically and systematically evaluate methods of historical, social, and political research;
3. The student is able to apply methodologies and methods to critically and systematically evaluate a wide array of beliefs, ideas, and data, and analyze complex issues;
4. The student is able to apply methodological debates to understand the wider societal impact of social science research;
5. The student is able to acquire and organize knowledge about a topic of her/his choosing.
6. The student is able to evaluate research (plans) of both himself/herself, and others, in an analytical and substantiated manner, as well as in a way that respects scientific, social and ethical responsibilities.
7. The student is able to present original research in a clear and coherent manner in written form, demonstrating an appropriate language proficiency in English and/or Dutch.
8. The student is self-reliant and reliable in the execution of the individual requirements of this course unit.
9. The student is able to process effectively and efficiently large amounts of conceptual and theoretical textual material on international relations.
Omschrijving MRP provides students with a practical seminar learning environment in which students will be introduced to the practice of inquiry and research methods in International Relations. The module will introduce students to methodological debates within the social sciences, research design, and research operationalization. Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of methodological approaches and practical applications. The seminars will take the form of group-based methods workshops in which students will be expected to carry out research projects and communicate their research findings in a range of formats that include presentations and research essays. MRP aims to give students a strong foundation in applied research methods and skills that are transferable across a wide range of research careers.
Uren per week 3
Onderwijsvorm werkcollege
Toetsvorm presentatie, schriftelijke opdracht(en)
(All assignments need to be passed.)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. G.C. van Roozendaal
Docent(en) M.C.H. Helbert, PhD. , A. Mercado Auf der Maur, PhD.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Research methods in International Relations Christopher Lamont 978-1-4462-8605-0 ca. €  30,00
Entreevoorwaarden Admission to the Pre-Master Program IRIO.
Opmerkingen Please follow the instructions in your letter of admission. After you have been enrolled in the pre-master courses in progress (by the Office for Student Affairs; 1st floor Harmoniebuilding). The IRIO-secretariat shall enroll you for a seminar group before the end of August.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Ba Internationale Betr. en Intern. Organisatie  (Pre-masterprogramma ter voorbereiding op de Master International Relations) 3 semester I verplicht