Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area of Study
Research, Research Methodology
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This course lays the foundations for your Academic and Research Skills. The focus is on searching and using relevant academic and non-academic sources, argumentation, academic writing in English including citing sources, and presenting and discussing the results. You are supposed to write an academic essay to demonstrate (the development of) your Academic and Research Skills.
The Academic Skills course is part of the Academic Core of the Economics and Business Economics program. The course is aimed at developing your general research skills. This is done on the basis of a current economic social debate. In a team you will write an academic essay that is based on an extensive analysis of arguments (pro and con).
TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
Written exam - Individual assessment
Academic essay - Team assessment
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