MAN-MTHPOL
Master’s Thesis in Political Science
Course infoSchedule
Course moduleMAN-MTHPOL
Credits (ECTS)18
CategoryMA (Master)
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byRadboud University; Nijmegen School of Management; Master Political Science;
Lecturer(s)
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dr. T. Eikenaar
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dr. E.J. van Elsas
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prof. dr. C.T. van Ham
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dr. S.J.P. Israelsen
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dr. K.T.E. Jacobs
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Academic year2023
Period
FM-JAAR  (04/09/2023 to 31/08/2024)
Starting block
FM-JAAR
Course mode
full-time
Remarks-
Registration using OSIRISYes
Course open to students from other facultiesNo
Pre-registrationNo
Waiting listNo
Placement procedure-
Aims

Students will

  • Be able to independently formulate a relevant, clear and specific problem statement, research objectives and research question(s)
  • Be capable of producing a theoretically sound literature study, demonstrating analytical, synthetic and critical academic problem-solving and is capable of integrating the literature in a coherent argument referring to the research question
  • Be able to select a relevant and feasible research method
  • Be able to implement the selected research method appropriately
  • Demonstrate sound critical judgement and reflective assessment and is capable of creative and personal argumentation
  • Be able to communicate concisely and academically the essence of the thesis
  • Be able to argue in a well-founded manner and to convincingly answer questions
Content

Students write a Master's thesis under the supervision of a member of the teaching staff in their specialization.

Level

Presumed foreknowledge
 
Test information
Thesis.
Specifics

Level
Ma 1

Instructional modes
Comparative Politics
Attendance MandatoryYes

Conflict, Power, and Politics
Attendance MandatoryYes

European Union Politics and Governance
Attendance MandatoryYes

Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Attendance MandatoryYes

International Political Economy
Attendance MandatoryYes

International Relations
Attendance MandatoryYes

Political Theory
Attendance MandatoryYes

Project
Attendance MandatoryYes

Tests
Thesis
Test weight1
Test typeThesis
OpportunitiesBlock FM-JAAR