Methodology of Scientific Research

Course Information
TitleΜεθοδολογία επιστημονικής έρευνας / Methodology of Scientific Research
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280007172

Programme of Study: PMS Archaiologías kai Istorías tīs Téchnīs (2012-sīmera)

Registered students: 9
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Proïstorikīs Archaiologías tou kládou Archaiologías kai Istorías tīs TéchnīsCompulsory Module CoursesWinter/Spring-10

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours36
Class ID
Type Of Offer
  • Disciplinary Course
Course Type 2021
Skills Development
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students will be acquainted with the methodology of scientific research, as well as with the basic principles for the preparation of a scientific essay in Archaeology, Art and Culture
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
In close collaboration with their supervisors, students familiarise themselves with the methods and tools of scientific research and the preparation of a scientific essay (for example bibliographical research, creation of a database, theoretical framework, synthesis etc.).
Archaeology, Art, Culture, Scientific research, Scientific essay, Bibliography
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Use of online databases - bibliographical, of archaeological materials, of primary sources (e.g. TLG) etc. Powerpoint presentation by the student during the oral presentation of the progress he/she made in his/her study in the MA program's designated meeting.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1113.7
Written assigments1505
Student Assessment
During a special meeting organised by the MA Program, students present in public the progress they have made regarding the research topic of their MA thesis.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
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