Master Thesis Geology and Geochemistry

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Doel vak

Learning to prepare and conduct a research project, or to successfully
fulfil a work placement/traineeship in trade, industry, government or
otherwise; and to write a scientific report thereof at the academic
Master's level. In practical conduct, working methods, attitude,
collaboration, writing and other communication the student should
demonstrate his or her:
• advanced knowledge and understanding of the field, thus providing a
basis or opportunity for originality in developing and applying ideas;
• problem solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within
broader contexts;
• ability to integrate knowledge and to handle complexity;
• ability to clearly communicate conclusions, and the knowledge and
rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist

Inhoud vak

Individual research project or work placement (traineeship) in the
specialisation Geology and Geochemistry with a volume of 27 EC (18
weeks) and related master thesis report.


Research project or work placement/traineeship.


Written report and oral presentation

Vereiste voorkennis

This course is only accessible to students who:
• have earned their bachelor's degree
• have earned at least 36 EC in the master specialisation programme
concerned, as registered by the student administration on March 1st.
Otherwise, admission is possible only when granted by the Examination

Overige informatie

The Master thesis is subject to the school's Work placement and thesis
regulations (stage- en scriptieregeling). These regulations require
detailed written agreements between supervisor and student that specify
the conditions for the Master thesis work placement or research project.
This agreement should be put forward to the master co-ordinator (Prof dr
W. van Westrenen) before the start of the work placement or research
The master thesis work placement or research project may be extended by
a volume of 12 EC.
Information on Master thesis projects is provided by department staff
and is made available on the departmental pages of the Faculty

Algemene informatie

Vakcode AM_1186
Studiepunten 27 EC
Periode Ac. Jaar (sept)
Vakniveau 600
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Bètawetenschappen
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. W. van Westrenen

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