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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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RESTHESO Thesis Seminar and Thesis Writing / Sociology 40 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Russian and European Studies

Learning outcomes

Thesis seminar prepares students to independently carry out research projects, formulate research questions that form part of disciplinary discussions both theoretically and thematically, identify and collect research material and analyze it in an appropriately advanced fashion as well as report research in an accurate, clear and interesting manner. The seminar also prepares students to communicate research results and familiarizes them with different kinds of academic events such as seminars, panels, symposia and conferences.

After writing the Master's thesis the student will be able to show in-depth knowledge of the chosen topic, mastery of appropriate theories and research methods and capability of scientific expression.


Independent writing and individual supervising given by the research supervisor.

Master's thesis should display solid theoretical and methodological knowledge and expertise in an area or issue relevant to the content of the Master’s Degree Programme. The average length of thesis is 60-80 pages and should not exceed 100 pages.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Thesis / dissertation 
In English
Thesis Seminar  Participation in course work 
In English
Maturity test  Written exam 
In English

Students majoring in Sociology write their thesis in English.


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
Faculty of Management
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Social Sciences and Humanities