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Thesis seminar MA Arts and Culture


Admission requirements

MA Core Course and one thematic elective.


The Thesis Seminar will introduce students to various aspects of writing a Master Thesis. This seminar forms a (mandatory) part of the MA Thesis process. Students will be introduced to the standards of evaluation for the thesis, the process of designing a research project and the preparation a thesis outline. We will discuss the formulation of the main research question as well as finding relevant sources and literature. Special focus will be paid to plagiarism.

Course objectives

  • Students learn to analyse their research interests and formulate a concise and clear research question;

  • Students learn to find relevant sources and literature;

  • Students learn about academic (self) plagiarism.


The timetables are available through My Timetable.

Mode of instruction

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  • Lecture / Seminar

Assessment method

This seminar is part of the MA Thesis. Participation is a requirement to successfully finish the MA Thesis process.

Reading list


Enrolment through MyStudyMap is mandatory.
General information about course and exam enrolment is available on the website.

Registration À la carte education, Contract teaching and Exchange

Not applicable


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