Thesis Seminar

2019-2020
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Doel vak

The aim of the course is to ease and enlighten the students' approach to
the final phase of their university MA curriculum. Students will be
guided towards approaching the final phase of their university
curriculum in a conscious way. Students who complete the course should
have acquired a fundamental knowledge of the issues involved in writing
an academic essay, but also a general understanding of the relevance and
aim of any given essay (and of the main difficulties implicit in its
composition). They should also have acquired the skill of writing a
thesis.

Inhoud vak

This course is all about helping students on their way towards
completing their MA Thesis successfully. It will cover stages and issues
involved in writing up the essay, including: how to get started and keep
going; how to find a topic; how to write an introduction; how to
structure the essay; how to write the main body section; how to write
conclusions; how to quote primary and secondary literature.

Onderwijsvorm

Seminar

Toetsvorm

The course has a practical character. If you participate on the meetings
regularly (min. 3 of the first 4 meetings) and hand in the assignments
before the deadline (via Canvas), then you have met the standards of the
course. Provided that the assignments are of sufficient quality, i.e.
they express that the student has undertaken a serious attempt to answer
the questions, your grade will be 'VD' ('voldaan').

Vereiste voorkennis

See entry requirements for MA Thesis.

Doelgroep

MA Philosophy (2 year)

Overige informatie

Attendance and active participation are obligatory. Pls. note that there
will be a first meeting beginning of period 2, 3 further meetings in
period 4, and one meeting in period 5

Algemene informatie

Vakcode W_MA_THS
Studiepunten 0 EC
Periode P4
Vakniveau 500
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. C.H. Krijnen
Examinator dr. C.H. Krijnen
Docenten dr. C.H. Krijnen

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