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Master's Thesis

Length: 

  • min. 80 pages - max. 100 pages in total recommended (excl. title page, table of contents, references, and appendix),

  • Spacing: 1.5, Font & Size: Times New Roman 11pt

Language:

  • English preferred

  • German accepted

Time Frame:

  • 30 ECTS = 750 hours workload (approx. 4 months full-time)

  • max. 12 months from the day of registration with the advisor

  • please note: the institute reserves the right to lay down the supervision of any thesis exceeding this time frame

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Correct citation (according to a generally accepted in-text (no footnotes) citation style (APA Style 6th edition recommended), sources must be given in alphabetical order)

  • The work should be proof-read

  • Use of a variety of scientific literature sources

  • Well-reasoned methodology

  • Clear structure of the text

  • The institute focuses on thesis projects which are either empirical studies based on proper hypotheses OR prototypes built according to clearly justified needs - questionnaires, source code, transcriptions or any other supporting material are not included in the 80 pages text required

Please note:

  • All theses will be checked for plagiarism; if plagiarism is detected the student immediately fails the thesis project

  • Your language skills, i.e. spelling and grammar mistakes, style of writing and the use of a professional language will have an influence on your grade (via the fulfillment of formal criteria)