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The master thesis is your final delivery of your master course.
With the completion of the master thesis you give proof of
your academic ability, enabling you to go for a PhD, if
you aim to.
If not specified differently (e.g. the opportunity to
focus entirely in the master thesis on a practical /
creative project), you must show capabilities to
execute a scientific research project.
• formulate a problem definition and related
• indicate the academic and societal relevance
and innovative character of research projects
• critically discuss and use scientific literature
to identify a research gap and build your
• propose a research design by selecting in a
concise manner the appropriate research
methods needed to effectively address
• design and plan a research proposal and
make a project plan
• perform the actual investigation of the
• draw conclusions, discuss findings, make
recommendations, generalise findings and
identify limitations of the research
24 credit points
The master thesis can be started by every
student with at least 60 credit points.
This means that you can potentially (not recommended) start your
master thesis before your internship semester or semester abroad
(e.g. if an internship opportunity only exists at a specific time)
Length of thesis
70 to 80 pages (excluding references and
See template provided by the university
Each master thesis has to be defended in front of
the supervisors. Only if both the written thesis as
well as the oral examination are passed, the
student will be granted with 2 credit points.
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