Module 8 - Master Thesis Seminar (8 ECTS)

Aims of the module:

Topics covered in the course include in particular:

  1. Independent elaboration of a research proposal including specification of research question(s) and methodology
  2. Presentation and discussion of research proposal with supervisors and fellow students
  3. Presentation and discussion of draft chapters with supervisors and fellow students

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion, students...

  • can demonstrate their substantial understanding of a key issue, topic or theme relating to the master program
  • are able to organize their ideas in response to theoretical and empirical material and plan, develop and present a written argument in relation to this
  • can show their ability to effectively gather, manage, synthesize and employ relevant data in support of their written argument
  • can demonstrate their capacity to work independently under the guidance of an academic supervisor
  • are able to show that they have followed good academic research practice and have achieved a good level of competence in academic writing.