This course is designed to guide students through the process of initiating a graduate project. Starting from the selection of topics and fields of interest, throughout the development of the research proposal and methodologies, this course covers all the initial stages of project development.

The cognitive, affective and behavioural objectives of this course are the following:

• Familiarizing graduates with the process of academic research and writing.

• Assisting graduates in the development of critical thinking skills, research methodologies, academic writing, synthesis and integration.