An overview of the literature on your particular research subject is an essential component of your thesis. This course will allow you to write a literature review that encompasses the research on a specific topic relevant to Middle Eastern studies that is focused specifically on your research project. This course will also present students with a wide-ranging knowledge of current research in the field.
The course also aims to give students the opportunity to collect, interpret, and present the relevant literature on their research topic. In addition, the course aims at enabling students to identify a relevant research question for their master thesis. The topic is decided in consultation with the advisor and is based on the student's own research interests.
The course literature is chosen in consultation with the appointed advisor. The student is expected to independently search for, evaluate and apply the relevant literature.