Master's Thesis Controlling

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBM870B20
Vaknaam Master's Thesis Controlling
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I (en semester II)
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Master's Thesis Controlling
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Recognize and analyze contemporary problems in the area of Controlling;
2. Prepare, execute and evaluate a literature search in the area of Controlling and develop and motivate one or more relevant research(able) questions;
3. Set up an adequate research design to solve complex contemporary problems in the area of Controlling;
4. Collect, analyze and interpret quantitative and/or qualitative data by using the appropriate (statistical) techniques in the research project;
5. Write a research report in a systematic manner making a clear and precise use of the English language;
6. Present and defend his/her work in an adequate manner;
7. Reflect critically on the achievements of your own work and that of others.
Omschrijving The purpose of the master's thesis in Controlling is that the graduate learns to demonstrate his or her ability to conduct research independently. Each semester students can choose a research theme from available research topics. In principle teachers supervise a group of students working on the same theme or topic. Each supervisor defines a broad theme for the master's thesis project of his/her choice.
It is allowed to write a combined thesis for two master programmes. The thesis topic has to be chosen from one of the available research themes.
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm afstudeeropdracht
(Afstudeeropdracht, begeleiding in groepen)
(Individual thesis and final interview. Deadlines are applicable to the research project. Students who do not meet the deadlines have to start again. For further regulations, explanations and requirements see the MSc A&C Thesis Manual, also available on Nestor / Organizations / Community Master A&C.)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. K. Linke
Docent(en) diverse docenten
Verplichte literatuur
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Depends on each individual graduation project.
Entreevoorwaarden Students need 20 ETCS of A&C master courses at the start of the master thesis (September 1st and February 1st). It is highly recommended to participate first in the master course Research in Accounting & Control before starting with the Master’s thesis.
Students are required to register in Progress for the Master’s thesis course and thereafter enroll in Nestor for research themes.
Opmerkingen Students can start their thesis two times a year, at the beginning of semester I or II. Thesis supervision only takes place during that semester. Final submission is at the end of the semester during which the thesis research was started.
For the start in semester I (September), students have to register for a thesis theme in the previous semester (April). For the start in semester II (February), students have to register for a thesis theme in the previous semester (November).
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Accountancy & Controlling/A&C  (Controlling) 1 semester II verplicht