Checking date: 06/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Research Project
Study: Master in Advanced Studies in Human Rights (67)

Coordinating teacher: DORADO PORRAS, JAVIER

Department assigned to the subject: Department of International Law, Ecclesiastical Law and Philosophy of Law

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 5.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
Students should elaborate a project of research with the advice of a professor. Professors will help them and discuss their projects. In this course the students acquire the needed skills to conduct their future research. They start to get acquainted with individualized tutorials, a methodology that they will use extensively in their second year. They also put into practice some of the research techniques that have been acquired in previous matters. This project will prove the capacity of the future researchers to plan an original research and to identify its challenges
Description of contents: programme
1. Briefing of the investigation project (max. 500 words) 2. Report of the project: a) goals; b) state of art; c) hypothesis; d) objectives; e) bibliography (max. 3000 words) 3. Methodology (2000 words) 4. Justification of the project and its connection with the aims of the Master
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities - Tutorial: 15 h - Student invididual work: 110h Methodology - Critical reading of recommended text. - Elaboration of papers. - Tutorials.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.