At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
The individual final project must demonstrate the student's ability to describe correctly the results of a personal, objective and methodical work. The length of the work is not a criteria in evaluating its quality. As with the other forms of learning, the final dissertation is an essential component of the programme to which it belongs.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
The student must show himself capable of following the essential stages of scientific research, that is the definition of the problem, followed by
collecting primary sources, bibliography and other research data, to evaluating and interpreting the documents concerned, as well as elaborating a synthesis and reporting on the results obtained.
The main body of the written work, excluding bibliography, illustrations and annexes, should consist of about 50 to 75 pages (that is between 100.000 and 150.000 characters).
Cf. Vade mecum of the individual final project LCLAS (http://www.uclouvain.be/xxxx.html)
' his ability to formulate the object of the research and to correctly state it or a working hypothesis;
' his mastery of the various research tools both bibliographic and documentary;
' the quality of the data collected and its interpretation;
' the expression and coherence of the work;
' the accuracy, clarity and rigour of the written work;
' the respect of the formal limits to the presentation of a written work.
Cf Evaluation criteria for the final project work in CLAS (http://www.uclouvain.be/xxxx.html)
There is no oral defence of the individual final project.
' Evaluation criteria for the final project work in CLAS (http://www.uclouvain.be/xxxx.html)