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Research and Thesis Writing Skills in Portuguese

Vak 2013-2014

Admission requirements

Portuguese 4 or equivalent (contact Tutor).
Literature and Nation in Brazil.


Research Skills and BA Thesis Writing in Portuguese (Literature and Culture)

Course objectives

This course aims to equip students with the necessary skills required to develop a BA thesis in Portuguese on a literary or cultural topic. Areas covered include: selecting a topic; writing a proposal; defining a theoretical/critical framework; selecting sources; scholarly presentation; structuring a longer piece; bibliography etc.



Mode of instruction

  • Lecture
  • Seminar

Course Load

  • Total course load for this 5ECTS course is 140 hours (class and self-study, assignment preparation).

Assessment method

Proposal-related written assignments 60%
Oral presentation 40%


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