Dissertation Prospectus Preparation

Campus: 
Budapest
Academic Year: 
2018-2019
Term: 
Winter
Credits: 
4.0
Course Code: 
ENVS 6017
Course Description: 


1st year
DUE JUNE 15

Students should work with their Supervisor throughout the first year to develop their Dissertation Prospectus. Feedback received on the literature review and from the comprehensive exam may be useful in completing the first full draft of the Dissertation Prospectus, which will be due by June 15.

The Dissertation Prospectus must contain a plan of the dissertation research, covering the aims and goals, the scope, and the proposed research methods.  The prospectus should be no longer than 10,000 words, excluding references. CEU Research Ethics Policy and Guidelines should be adequately considered by the student, and approved by the supervisor as part of the Prospectus. The student must complete the CEU Research Ethics Checklist (https://documents.ceu.edu/documents/p-1012-1v1202) and include it as an appendix to the prospectus, outlining what measures will be taken to minimize any risks to researchers and research subjects during fieldwork.

Learning Outcomes: 

The Dissertation Prospectus must contain a plan of the dissertation research, covering the aims and goals, the scope, and the proposed research methods.  

Assessment: 

Students should be ready to share a draft of the prospectus in September of the second year in a prospects writing workshop. 
Students are expected to defend their dissertation prospectus between June 30 of the first year and October 15 of the second year.