YAS-60312 Research Master Cluster for Animal Sciences

Course

Credits 12.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Individual Paper4
Lecture10
Tutorial21
Practical80
Group work4
Course coordinator(s)prof. dr. ir. H Bovenhuis
Lecturer(s)prof. dr. ir. WJJ Gerrits
dr. ir. LAJ Nagelkerke
prof. dr. ir. H Bovenhuis
Examiner(s)prof. dr. ir. H Bovenhuis

Language of instruction:

English

Mandatory knowledge:

A BSc giving admittance to one of the Wageningen MSc programs, as well as approval of your study advisor that you follow the research variant within your MSc.

Contents:

Acquire professional skills in writing a scientific research proposal in the domain of Animal Sciences.

Learning outcomes:

After the course you:
- have gained knowledge and professional skills in designing a project in the Animal Sciences domain;
- are able to collect relevant information in your field, identify existing gaps in knowledge and translate them into research objectives;
- are able to write and defend a PhD-research proposal.

Activities:

- acquire professional skills related to scientific writing, project planning, management and presentation.
- write your own PhD-proposal under supervision of a staff member.
- interact with your fellow students in discussion groups.

Examination:

- the final project proposal is assessed by two PhD's (in their final year) and one of the lecturers;
- the rebuttal to this assessment and the final presentation for a scientific jury are assessed by the jury and the lecturers;
- the final product in combination with the process contribution are marked by the lecturers;
- the final grading is worked out individually based on these assessments.

Literature:

Study guide regular information on divers topics releveant for writing a Phd proposal.

ProgrammePhaseSpecializationPeriod
Restricted Optional for: MASAnimal SciencesMSc1WD
MAMAquaculture and Marine Resource ManagementMSc1WD