Theory Study Courses

Graduate Program (& Advanced Certificate) Status

Course Level: 
Doctoral
Campus: 
Vienna
Course Open to: 
Students on-site
Academic Year: 
2020-2021
Term: 
Winter
US Credits: 
2
ECTS Credits: 
4
Course Code: 
ENVS 6006 with independent study and ENVS 6009 Interdepartmental
Course Description: 


1st year
DUE DATE 1 APRIL/15 APRIL

In the second term, the student should develop knowledge of the theory or theories that will directly inform his/her research work.
A review of relevant theories and a proposed theoretical framework should be included as part of the draft prospectus due April 1. The student must submit the Completed Theory and Methods Study Program form by April 15.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon completing the course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the appropriate theoretical framework in the dissertation prospectus draft;
  • Engage in the research methods necessary to complete the dissertation.
Assessment: 

The student must submit the completed Theory and Methods Study program form by April 15, and a review of relevant theories and proposed theoretical framework should be included as part of the literature review due April 1.

Credits for the Theory Study Courses are awarded when the supervisor approves the Literature Review and the completed Theory and Methods Study program form.