Master Project 1 - Research Proposal

Course Code :2000RECPRO
Study domain:Law
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st/2nd semester
Contact hours:0
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Koen De Feyter

3. Course contents *

An introductory lecture on the master thesis is followed by three lectures on methodology:  1. Fundamentals of Legal Research, 2. Methodology Comparative Law and 3. Methodology Empirical Legal Research.

From these three lectures the student will work independently exploring and deepening the thesis topic. This includes drawing up a research project, finding relevant (international) sources in legislation, case law and doctrine, developing a bibliography, developing the methodology and the draft of a research question.

This preparatory work for the master's thesis is submitted to the supervisor and discussed with him.