This course is discontinued

MAESSTPO – M.A. ESST thesis writing

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Course content

The course is the third part of the Master of Arts (M.A.) programme "Society, Science and Technology in Europe". The course consists of the supervision and guiding of the M.A. ESST thesis.


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Formal prerequisite knowledge

Students must have been accepted to the M.A. ESST programme and have passed semester 1 (MAESST1


Supervision appointed by contract between supervisor and student according two supervision guidelines. These guidelines establish the essential elements of the student/supervisor relationship during research and writing of the student's Masters Thesis and the minimum requirements that a student will be expected to fulfill during this period.


The master's examination takes place at the end of the autumn semester and consists of an assessment of the thesis. Each candidate is assessed by at least two examiners from two different universities. Normally one examiner is affiliated to the 1st semester university; a second examiner is affiliated to the 2nd semester university.

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Every autumn

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