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MA thesis tutorial

Vak 2012-2013

Compulsory attendance

Yes.

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.

Description

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

Timetable

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

Mode of instruction

Seminar.

Assessment method

Thesis.
A presentation of the research outline and results during the tutorial make up 10% of the final thesis grade.

Reading list

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

Registration

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