Research Master Thesis Humanities, Linguistics


Course Objective

The 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 Content

The 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 Methods

Interactive meetings with supervisor

Method of Assessment


Entry Requirements

Admission to the research master's Linguistics and at least 60 ec


Depends on topic of the thesis

Target Audience

Students of the research master Humanities, specialization Linguistics

General Information

Credits 30 EC
Period Ac. Year (sept)
Course Level 600
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator dr. H.D. van der Vliet
Teaching Staff

Practical Information

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