Literature Review


The objective of this unit is to produce a literature review on the subject of the internship chosen by the student. This literature review will be complementary to the project management (covered in another unit), as part of a response to a call for proposals.

Learning Objectives:

Technical learning outcomes:
• Reading and synthesising information from the published literature, and considering the consensus, debates and knowledge gaps in the chosen field, in order to identify scientific objectives for an internship in the national and international context.
• Writing a complete, clear and concise literature review.


Literature review written and evaluated individually. This report will be written in English.

Recommended Reading:

  • Pautasso M. Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Literature Review. Bourne PE, ed. PLoS Computational Biology. 2013;9(7):e1003149. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003149.