Courses Master Display 2019-2020

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Course title Writing a Master’s Thesis Proposal: Economics
Course code EBS4035
ECTS credits 5,0
Assessment Pass / Fail
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
3 14-1-2020 25-1-2020 C
6 17-6-2020 28-6-2020 C
Level Advanced
Coordinator Andrew Mackenzie
For more information: a.mackenzie@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Students learn how to start the thesis process by transforming a broad topic/idea into a proper, feasible research proposal.
Description
Writing a master thesis is a compulsory part of the program curriculum. The skills training assists students in getting the thesis process started, First, students will be informed about the formal process of writing a master thesis at our faculty, i.e., format of the thesis, requirements, grading rules, resit options etc. Second, students will learn how to develop a research idea and finally transferring it into a proper and feasible research proposal. This is the main part of the training and assists students by writing down the academic relevance of their topic and how to develop a research design. The main goal is to finally have a clearly defined research proposal with which the student can start approaching a thesis supervisor. Third, the skills training helps students to find a thesis supervisor.
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Teaching methods Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Participation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Economics - Education and Labour Economics Thesis
Master Economics - Global Challenges and Macroeconomic Policy Thesis
Master Economics - Market Regulation and Design Thesis
Master Economics - No specialisation Thesis