Course ObjectiveThe aim is to carry out research into a specialized subject or theme
taken from the field of Classics and Ancient Civilizations, leading
to a written presentation of the results. This thesis will provide proof
of the student's capability to conduct research according to academic
standards and capacity to develop his or her own view of how to deal
with primary data.
Course ContentThe subject and content of the thesis are defined in consultation with
the supervisor. The student is required to contact one of the
staff members whose field of research best fits the type of research to
be carried out. A second supervisor will be approached afterwards.
Teaching MethodsIn a series of one to one sessions, the supervisor gives feedback to
the student. As a first step, the student defines his or her research
topic. When this is approved of by one of the staff members, it is
determined which staff members will act as a supervisor and second
Method of AssessmentThe thesis will be assessed by two staff members, who will mark
the thesis independently from each other. Important criteria are
originality, argumentation, style of writing, adequate references to
source material and secondary literature, and -if relevant- the use of
Entry RequirementsBachelor degree (cf. admission rules).
LiteratureTo be announced.
Target AudienceMA students Classics and Ancient Civilizations.
Additional InformationStart consultation of staff members in the first semester.
Explanation CanvasConsult the Thesis regulations, Thesis Manual and Thesis Assessment form
on the Canvas Community for ACASA Master students
|Period||Ac. Year (sept)|
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Course Coordinator||dr. A.M.J. Derks|
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