Thesis Preparation I

Graduate Program (& Advanced Certificate) Status

Course Level: 
Master’s
Campus: 
Vienna
Course Open to: 
Students on-site
Remote students
Academic Year: 
2021-2022
Term: 
Fall
US Credits: 
1
ECTS Credits: 
2
Course Description: 

The overarching aim of this course is to support students in developing their MS thesis topic. To this end, students will

-        learn about departmental requirements with regard to form and content of the thesis,

-        receive guidance in finding a supervisor for their thesis,

-        be mentored in developing their thesis topic.

Learning Outcomes: 

Through this course students will be able to

-        explain departmental thesis requirements

-        identify and describe the characteristics of a suitable and productive thesis topic

-        develop a topic for which they will be able to secure supervision at the department

-        draft a thesis topic description of good quality

Assessment: 

In order to pass this class, students must attend all mandatory classes, take part in the individual mentoring session, and complete the required assignments.