Upon successful completion of the module, the student will have acquired skills in
use of the library and electronic databases to navigate the research literature
exploring a topic of relevance to the degree course and relating it to current theory of science
presenting scientific material orally and in writing
Guidance on the use of library and database services, and best practice in using and referring to the work of others.
A seminar on some central topics in the theory of science, with emphasis on
observation and knowledge
the criterion of falsification
the demarcation problem
science as power structure
Oral presentation of a concept for the bachelor thesis.
Individual supervision of bachelor thesis work.
Seminar, oral presentation in class, and supervised project work. The course has an expected workload of around 200 hours.
Oral presentation.See more information in Canvas.
Assessment methods and criteria
Individual written bachelor thesis. Graded assessment.
The study programme manager, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.