The student selects a specific topic in collaboration with a supervisor. They discuss scientific papers/book chapters on the topic. The course ends with the student writing an essay and gives a lecture on the topic.
The student will be fully able to search for and obtain references. The student will be able to critically select relevant information and combine them in a new thesis of a specific topic. The student will be able to prepare a manuscript for a publication in a peer-reviewed journal. The student is able to critically discuss and evaluate a selected topic.