Courses Master Display 2020-2021

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Course title Writing a Master's Thesis Proposal: IB-Finance
Course code EBS4012
ECTS credits 4,0
Assessment Pass / Fail
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
S1 31-8-2020 22-1-2021 C
S2 1-2-2021 2-7-2021 C
Level Advanced
Coordinator Paulo Rodrigues, Joyce Mertens
For more information: p.rodrigues@maastrichtuniversity.nl; j.mertens@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
The objective of this practical course is to put you in the position to identify and analyse a financial problem
on your own and to apply for that purpose the tools, techniques and concepts you have learned in the
previous courses. The main goal of this skill is to develop a thesis proposal that serves as a blueprint to write the master-thesis.
After the skills you should be able to finalize and submit your thesis proposal and to continue working
on your master-thesis with the limited guidance of a supervisor.
Description
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS.

The purpose of the Master thesis is to independently conduct an empirical study. The objective of this
practical course is to put you in a position to identify and analyse a financial problem on your own and to
apply for that purpose the tools, techniques and concepts you have learned in the previous courses.
After the skills you should be able to finalize and submit your thesis proposal and to continue working
on your master-thesis with the limited guidance of a supervisor.
Literature
Package of articles.
Prerequisites
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Attendance / 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 International Business - Marketing-Finance Thesis
Master International Business - Strategic Corporate Finance Thesis
Master International Business - Sustainable Finance Thesis