The course is taken during the first year and have two parts: one part is a written literature review about your research topic, the other part is a presentation of this review at a department seminar.
This course is meant to give you a knowledge base of your research area. Discuss with your supervisor the focus of the review and useful search strings. Plan two weeks of literature searching and reading, three weeks of writing and preparing PowerPoints and the 30-35 min seminar. More information is available on the department's internal webpage about postgraduate education.
Length: 7.5 HEC, i.e. 5 weeks.