PECOS4093 – Thesis seminar 2 - Political science track

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PECOS4093 Thesis Seminar 2 consists of both individual supervision and a joint session held at the beginning of the 4rd term.

At this information meeting, we will tell you about how to finish your thesis on time. You also have to submit a progress report. Submission of the progress report is mandatory and is required in order to continue receiving supervision in the 4th and last semester.

Registration takes place in the Studentweb, and the second semester you will receive supervision you shall sign up for PECOS4093 Thesis Seminar 2 and PECOS4094 – Master's Thesis.

Learning outcome

The aim of the last part of the master study is to help you complete an academic analysis. Through counseling seminars, you can discuss all aspects of the research process, and you will get advice and tips about how to organize your work. The course is intended to support your work with the thesis. Both plenary sessions and individual supervision are arenas for constructive criticism and discussion of research questions.


The course is restricted to students that follow the political science track of the Peace and Conflict Studies programme


Formal prerequisite knowledge

PECOS4021 – Research Methods and PECOS4022 – Applied Statistics for Peace and Conflict Studies or equivalent must be passed in order to be assigned a supervisor.


The Department will invite you to an information meeting at the start of the 4th semester. Participation at information meetings is not mandatory, but we expect you to be there. Responding to inquiries regarding information communicated at joint meetings is not prioritized.

Information Meeting 3
Held at the beginning of the 4th term (nominal).


PECOS4904 must be submitted within deadline which is specified in the supervision agreement. If the thesis is not submitted within deadline, you have to submit a final report in order to pass the second part of the thesis seminar.

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