Teaching and learning tools in our program include lectures, seminars, tutorials, individual and team assignments (research and practical projects), computer simulations, library sessions. Students participate in the research seminar, which is the mandatory module of the Programme’s curriculum. The primary aim of research seminar is the development of students’ competencies in designing and performing an independent research, elaborating the appropriate academic language and writing the master’s dissertation.
This seminar is designed to help students to work on their term papers and dissertations (theses). Seminar participants will discuss their research topics, review relevant research and scholarship, frame their research questions and arguments, choose an appropriate research methods and techniques, etc. Students are expected to draft the introductory and methodology sections of their works, and prepare complete prospectuses of the research projects.
The seminar’s teaching and learning tools include introductory lectures; creating a research proposal; learning quantitative and qualitative methods of research in the fields of Asian business and politics, including digital humanities methods, presentations of different parts of the research according the plan approved by an academic council, and professors who run research seminar and scientific advisor; group discussions; special trainings in academic writing and presentation skills.