YSS-33306 Advanced Consumer Studies

Course

Credits 6.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Individual Paper1
Lecture20
Practical16
Group work6
Independent study0
Course coordinator(s)dr. ir. LPA Steenbekkers
Lecturer(s)prof. dr. ir. ES van Leeuwen
dr. J van Beek
J House
dr. ir. LPA Steenbekkers
dr. J van Berkel
JR de Vries
prof. dr. EWML de Vet
ir. EML de Schutter
Examiner(s)prof. dr. ir. ES van Leeuwen
dr. C Sato
dr. ir. LPA Steenbekkers
dr. J van Berkel
JR de Vries
prof. dr. EWML de Vet
dr. J van Beek

Language of instruction:

EN

Contents:

Advanced consumer studies shows the way a consumer studies specialist may find conceptual solutions to a applied or scientific problem in consumer studies based on findings and conceptual contributions from scientific literature in this field.

Learning outcomes:

After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:
- select and appraise the scientific literature on consumer studies in relation to societal problems;
- critically interpret and analyse scientific articles in leading consumer studies literature;
- form a conceptual solution to a consumer studies problem based on themes identified in the scientific literature;
- participate in scientific discussions with respect to consumer studies;
- write a research proposal (at the level of an MSc thesis) based on a literature review within the consumer studies domain.

Activities:

Students are expected:
- as an individual: to attend the lectures and to study the literature both ex ante and ex post;
- as a group member: to write and present a research proposal on a topic in the field of consumer studies.

Examination:

- individual examination on the mandatory literature (50%);
- group mark on both the content and presentation of the literature study and research proposal (50%).
A minimum mark of 5.5 is required for both parts.

Literature:

To be announced.

ProgrammePhaseSpecializationPeriod
Restricted Optional for: MMEManagement, Economics and Consumer StudiesMScB: Spec. B - Consumer Studies6MO
MMEManagement, Economics and Consumer StudiesMScB: Spec. B - Consumer Studies6MO
MMEManagement, Economics and Consumer StudiesMScB: Spec. B - Consumer Studies6MO
MMEManagement, Economics and Consumer StudiesMScB: Spec. B - Consumer Studies6MO
MMEManagement, Economics and Consumer StudiesMScB: Spec. B - Consumer Studies6MO