Supervised independent research; thesis of approx. 80 pages, graded (75%) and thesis defense, graded (25%); further information on the MA thesis can be found here. There is also an expansive FAQ section on writing the MA thesis which also includes useful information on organisational steps, formal requirements, and the thesis defense.
You can find an Essay Writing Guideline, an MLA style sheet and a plagiarism guideline and an examplary cover page for masters theses on our Documents and forms page.
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