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MSc thesis tutorial


Compulsory attendance


Admission requirements

BA degree (or equivalent) in archaeology or a relevant discipline.
SAP and exchange students: admission after approval by the Graduate School of Archaeology.


This is a tutorial for the planning and elaboration of the MSc-thesis. Discussions of the main research questions and of the thesis structure will take place. The thesis tutorial is part of the MSc-thesis, and therefore credits are obtained by both completing the MSc- thesis, and attending the thesis tutorials.

Course objectives

  • Knowledge of the state of the art regarding the region and discipline of thesis research;

  • Formulation of a research topic in the framework of modern scholarly discussions;

  • Exercising analytical and library research skills;

  • Preparation and elaboration of the thesis project exercising skills of oral presentation, discussion and writing.


Course schedule details can be found in the MA time schedule.

Mode of instruction


Assessment method


Reading list

Publications selected by the students (library and internet search).


Register for this course via uSis.
Instructions for registration can be found in the uSis manual.