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Course module: HHP3V14001
Honours Research Seminar
Course infoSchedule
Course codeHHP3V14001
ECTS Credits15
Category / LevelH3 (H3 (Bachelor Advanced Honours))
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionDutch, English
Offered byFaculty of Humanities; BA Onderwijs Geesteswetenschappen; Ug School Geschiedenis en Kunstgeschiedenis;
Contact persondr. R.C.H.M. van Gerwen
Telephone+31 30 2532087
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I. Bavuso
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R. Biasillo
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dr. R. Dolphijn
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Course contact
dr. R.C.H.M. van Gerwen
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J.F. Hugen, MA
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Teaching period
3-4  (06/02/2023 to 30/06/2023)
Teaching period in which the course begins
Time slotAE: AE
Study mode
RemarkOnly accessible to students admitted to the Humanities Honours Programme
Enrolment periodfrom 31/10/2022 up to and including 25/11/2022
Course application processOsiris
Enrolling through OSIRISNo
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesNo
Waiting listNo
Course placement process(Sub)school
Course goals
Students learn to formulate a research question along one of three tracks of study: academically in-depth, (inter)disciplinary broadening or societal connection, or a combination thereof. The nature of the final product must fit in with the substantiated chosen learning track(s), the theme and the research question.
In this course, participants in the Honours Humanities Programme learn to set up and carry out their own research project on a theme of their own choice, that ties in with one of three tracks of study or a combination thereof.
Entry requirements
You must meet the following requirements
  • Enrolled for a degree programme of faculty Faculty of Humanities
  • At least 1 of the courses below must have been passed
    • Toegang Honourscursussen HHP GW (GWHHP13001)
Prerequisite knowledge
General introduction to one of the humanities programmes
Prerequisite knowledge can be obtained through
Courses level 1 and 2 of the humanities programmes
Required materials
Yet to be specified
Instructional formats

General remarks
Students work together in groups of 3-10 students. A maximum of three scientific disciplines are represented in each group. Students formulate the subject of research in consultation with teachers. The subjects and questions should be scientific, interdisciplinary or socially relevant, or a well-founded combination thereof.
Halfway through block 3, each group will submit a research plan with a question, reading list, research strategy, time schedule and intended end product.

Class session preparation
The course consists of 2 parts. The first part consists of plenary sessions. Here, the participants get acquainted with (the setting up of) different types of research. On the basis of this, their own research plans are formed, which are then developed in the second part of the course.

Contribution to group work
Students should contribute individually and in groups to the joint research. In the research, the question should be formulated from the relevant disciplinary perspectives, and answered with research methods and techniques from those disciplines.

Assignment(s) 1
Test weight50
Minimum grade-

Each student develops a research plan at the end of the first part of the course, including scientific and financial accountability. The nature of the final product fits the theme and the research question, but can in principle take all kinds of forms: a collection, book, exhibition, film, performance, website, etc. The size of the final product should be proportional to the size of the research group. At the end of period 4, the product will be presented for the total group of participants.


Assignment(s) 2
Test weight50
Minimum grade-

The quality of the research project. After completion of her/his research project, each student individually writes a report in which she/he reflects on her/his functioning and contribution to the joint research.


Aspects of student academic development
Academic thinking, working and acting
Communication skills
Organisational skills
Knowledge leverage in a wider context

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