Writing a MA thesis benefits from the acquisition of competencies outside of the specific study, e.g. being aware of current academic norms, mastering the academic writing style, knowing how to retrieve, evaluate, and treat sources, and having some familiarity with the publication process.
This course gives MA students an opportunity to enhance their own academic skills relevant for their level of study. Combining discipline-specific writing and the above-mentioned themes, the participants learn how to best approach the MA writing process.
The course is organized around four main sections.
Oral exam: Make a 10-minute presentation on your master-project. Use how to make scientific presentations - format as far as possible (found on Fronter).Grade: Pass/Fail.
1) Obligatory attendance on 80% of lectures
2) Obligatory attendance in group-work assignments
3) Post-work assignment: Give the presentation to your research-group/the institute/at a workshop or conference.