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A directed study is a research/project based course supervised by a faculty member, resulting in a major written document. It offers the student an opportunity to conduct research in a specific area of interest under the guidance of a faculty member. The subject matter of the course will relate to the student’s research interests as well as the faculty member’s area of expertise and research inquiry.
The course is designed for both science and practice based research.
To enroll to the course, students the average grade have to be not lower than 8.
A student may not do more than one directed study per studies period.
Aims of the course
This course aims to provide the student with a supervised experience that involves gaining special expertise in a specific area of interest, to analyse in-depth a topic in economics, politics or management that is only broadly covered in the general curriculum.
• To develop academic communication skills;
• To develop research methods and independent study skills, which allow for the in-depth learning of self-selected topics within the area of study;
• To develop and practice creative thinking and creative problem-solving skills with a variety of complex topics within an area of study in order to generate original ideas and products.