Practical Research Seminar in Criminology

lecri1507  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Practical Research Seminar in Criminology
6.00 credits
15.0 h + 15.0 h
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The aim of this seminar is to teach the student mastery of the basic techniques of university work:
- understanding the notions of analysis, synthesis, summary, theory and empirical understanding,
- research into and use of bibliographical sources, compiling notes from reading, using reference convention,
- learning editing standards, and in particular the rules relating to plagiarism.
This learning process also focuses on dealing with the problems involved in practical research.
First part of seminar involves lessons "ex-cathedra" (reviews and definition of scientific concepts, criticizes sources,...).
The seminar methodology involves also - active participation and group work by students. - some compulsory reading.
Evaluation methods
For the seminar: continuous evaluation (written exam in October and written exam in session).
For the practical work: personal work.
Attendance at practical sessions is required. In accordance with article 72 of the General Regulations for Studies and Examinations, the Professors may propose to the jury that a student who has at least two unjustified absences for the practical sessions, be refused registration for the January, June or September session.
Online resources
Mainly, the Infosphere tutorial. See
But also Moodle.
Teaching materials
  • Moodle
Faculty or entity