This class is only accessible for students of the MA Asian Studies who start in the Spring semester.
The thesis class will provide a focused environment for a first grounding in the specific methodological and disciplinary approach most relevant to the students’ expected thesis topic. The students will be guided through the process of designing a research project and preparing an MA thesis outline, including the practical aspects of academic writing and publishing.
• Designing a research project
• Understanding of research methods associated with one discipline or set of related disciplines
• Academic writing and publishing
• Oral and written presentation of work
Time and date on which the course is offered or a link to the website. The administration will complete this with the link to the website.
Mode of instruction
A brief calculation of the course load, broken down by:
Seminar 2 ×12 uur = 24
Compulsory readings = 40
Assigments = 76
Total = 140
20% Participation and oral presentation
Blackboard will be used for email, course materials and grades
Readings will be posted on Blackboard.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
Professor Frank N. Pieke
Chair of Modern China Studies
Mail: P.O. Box 9515, 2300 RA Leiden, the Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)71 5272216