These are courses lasting one semester, taught using the UOC's e-learning platform, and giving advanced training on research methodologies in some of the fields that will be the subject of the research project. These are mandatory for students who have not previously received this training, and must be taken and passed in the second semester.
The courses allow students to acquire advanced knowledge and master a range of research methodologies, enabling them to successfully analyse relevant aspects of information technologies and networks.
For illustrative purposes, the methodology courses liable to be included in a student's training plan in the second semester of their research period are shown below.
Some of the courses that may be included in the student's study plan in the second semester are detailed below: