Architecture Degree Programme at “Ion Mincu” University

The Faculty of Architecture / Architecture (English taught)
6th Year, sem 1, 2020-2021

IT-17E | Theory of Research

Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 2C | ECTS Credits: 2

Department:
History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation
Course Leader:
prof.dr.arh. Augustin Ioan
Learning outcomes:

The experience with theoretical papers at the end of studies (bachelor, master and PhD) proves that one needs to accommodate the students with the aims, methods and protocols of research in architecture. At the end of the course, the students will hopefully be able to work within the research field of their profession and to elaborate in writing their findings and arguments.

Content:

Academic writing. Rules of writing, quotation and references. Bibliographies.
The abstract of a research paper.
Methodological perspectives and paradigms. What is a hyplothesis?
Building and proving an argument.
Master and PhD thesises.
Presentation of the abstract of the theoretical paper by each student

At the end of the course, each student should be able to continue working, based on the approved abstract and following the guidance of each supervising professor.

Teaching Method:

Teaching and presentations by each student

Assessment:

Presentation by each student oral and in writing

Bibliography:

Eco Cum se redacteaza o teza de licenta
MLA writing manual