Master's Thesis ED&G

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode EBM868B20
Vaknaam Master's Thesis ED&G
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II (en semester I)
ECTS 20
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Master's Thesis ED&G
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Find a research topic in one or more of the knowledge area(s) in Economic Development and Globalization and develop and motivate one or more relevant research (able) questions.
2. Develop a methodology to answer the research question(s) in a systematic and scientific manner.
3. Collect quantitative data from secondary sources for the study and analyze and interpret these data with appropriate statistical and econometric techniques.
4. Find and grasp the literature that is relevant for the analysis of the research topic and show how it is related to the research topic.
5. Synthesize findings in proper conclusions, discuss limitations of research, and make recommendations for further research
6. Set up own research plan (develop outline, drafts and final version) and manage an adequate time schedule to successfully complete the research project within the deadlines listed in the MSc thesis coursebook.
7. Communicate in written and oral form the relevant research findings and defend all elements of the research to an audience of experts.
8. Student is able to critically reflect on own work/learning process/weak and strong points.
Omschrijving The Master's thesis is the final element of the MSc ED&G master program. It should be a reflection of the student's acquired analytical skills in one or more of the knowledge areas of Economic Development and Globalization. The master thesis is a research project which is carried out on an individual basis. The MSc thesis covers the full research cycle, which implies that students develops their own problem setting, specify the research questions and hypotheses from a broader literature, develop their own methodology and organize their own data collection. MSc students are required to participate in the Research Seminar ED&G.
Uren per week 2
Onderwijsvorm -individuele begeleiding
(Writing a thesis)
Toetsvorm -individuele opdracht
(Individual assessment of the thesis, timely completion of thesis, attendance at compulsory meetings)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. G.J. de Vries
Entreevoorwaarden Approved MSc programme and 20 EC of first semester courses of the MSc ED&G.
Opmerkingen Students must register for the Master's thesis via ProgRESS WWW.
Secretary: gem.feb@rug.nl, tel: 363 3458, room: 5411.0538
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
DD MSc ED&G - Lund University, Lund (2-jarig)  (basisprogramma DD MSc ED&G - Lund University, Lund (2-jarig)) 1 semester II verplicht
MSc Economic Development & Globalization / ED&G  (basisprogramma MSc ED&G) 1 semester II verplicht
Wordt meerdere malen per jaar aangeboden 1 semester I keuze