Course ObjectiveThe Master’s thesis should show the student’s advanced ability to
formulate relevant research questions, to find and evaluate information
and data in an independent and critical way, and to write a scientific
thesis within a given period of time. The student must aim at writing a
thesis that, at least, can be reworked into a good, publishable paper.
Course ContentThe student selects a research topic and contacts a preferred thesis
supervisor. An attempt will be made to assign the preferred supervisor.
A thesis contract and research plan are drawn and signed. The student
hands in drafts of chapters of the thesis, on a regular basis. The
provides comments on each draft, and clarifies them in a meeting. All
corrected drafts are kept until the thesis is completed.
Teaching MethodsInteractive meetings with supervisor
Method of Assessmentthesis
Entry RequirementsAdmission to the research master's Linguistics and at least 60 ec
LiteratureDepends on topic of the thesis
Target AudienceStudents of the research master Humanities, specialization Linguistics
|Period||Ac. Year (sept)|
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Course Coordinator||dr. H.D. van der Vliet|
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