The objective of this module is to enable the students to define and delimit a potential topic and problem field for their MA thesis within the subject area of Development and International Relations. In addition, the aim is to enable the students to identify and collect relevant data and literature within this problem field.
Students are expected to identify a problem area for their thesis, collect relevant literature related to this area of study and outline key perspectives within that field. The problem area and the relevant literature must be outlined in a synopsis.
The students will be expected to identify a problem field within Development and International Relations in collaboration with a supervisor and work independently with data collection and literature review within the chosen problem area.
|Name of exam||Thesis Preparation|
|Type of exam|
Written examThe examination for Thesis Preparation is an internally assessed individual written exam in the form of a synopsis including a literature review. The synopsis may be a maximum of 6 pages.
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
Danny Raymond and Steffen Bo Jensen is responseble for the course in Copenhagen.
Jesper Willaing Zeuthen is responseble for the course at in Aalborg.
|Study Board||Study Board of International Affairs|
|Department||Department of Politics and Society|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Social Sciences|