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Proposal Writing

  • Spring 2025
  • Next course: 06. January - 16. April 2025
  • CRD/CMM Core Course | 2 ECTS
  • Course:CMM5402

About the course

The course provides students with understanding, skills and competences in research design and proposal writing. This course is a series of workshops designed to provide students with the tools for developing a good research proposal. The course also includes training on ethics in research.


Learning outcome

On completion of the course a student:

  • can design a research proposal and justify the research design.
  • can develop a sound framework for a research project at master ‘s level.
  • can formulate research questions and aims and explain how they can be addressed.
  • can identify ethical issues that may arise in research.
  • can identify and discuss key academic literature related to a particular subject within coastal studies.
  • can successfully write a full research proposal where compelling arguments are given for the most suitable research methods.


Prerequisites: No prerequisites registered for the course

Final Exam: Assignment