A signed literature review agreement must be send to the Educational Office before the start and ask for approval by the study advisor by submitting a petition request in Usis.
Education Office Biology Email: email@example.com
Reading and critically evaluating scientific literature is one of the key activities of an active scientist. Each student will write and present a critical thesis about the most important findings within a research field of choice (in a broad sense). The writing of this thesis should be supervised by one of the staff members of the research group of choice. More information can be found in the ‘Richtlijnen’ for literature review on Brightspace.
Course objectives: The aim the literature review is to provide students with general knowledge and skills to find, interpret, assess the importance, and keep track of the most relevant literature related to a field of research in which they plan to be active.
Final qualifications: The student is able to select and review scientific papers leading to a concise document that reflects the state of the art and the remaining questions in a particular research area.
The thesis has to be completed within 4 weeks.
Mode of instruction
Study of literature, writing and presenting a thesis.
Evaluation of the written thesis by the supervisor.
Inspection and feedback on the examination
‘Richtlijnen’ for literature review and the agreement form can be found on Brightspace > Teaching Programma Biology > Bsc yr 3 > Literature review
Instructions provided by staff members. All legally available scientific literature.
- Ask for approval by the study advisor by submitting a petition request in Usis
- A signed ‘Literature review agreement’ must be delivered to the Educational Office prior to the start.
- Register in Usis
Exchange and Study Abroad students, please see the Prospective students website for more information on how to apply.
‘Richtlijnen’ for literature review and the agreement form can be found on Brightspace > Teaching Programme Biology > Bsc yr 3 > GRS, research project and literature review