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Programme Structure - Economic Education

Master Thesis

With the master thesis, which covers an amount of 24 credit points, students are supposed to prove their ability to work independently on a problem using scientific methods within 18 weeks.

The topic of the master thesis should usually be chosen out of the area economic education. It can be combined with a didactic internship or with a research project as well as with direct experiences and problems in schools, companies and other educational providers.

In addition the particular review board can also allow the choice of a different subject offered by the WiSo-Faculty. The various advanced seminars and projects during the study program can be seen as a pre-step to research orientated work.

The registration for the master thesis within the major can be made as soon as the student has achieved 48 credit points in the subject area major.

According to the given credit points the processing time of the master thesis takes 720 working hours and is usually accomplished in the third and fourth semester.  60 pages should not be exceeded.