MSc in Management

Master Thesis Seminar

Course Description
This course introduces students to the importance of writing and develops their critical reading, thinking, and writing skills necessary for successful participate in that work. At the end of the seminar students will have finished their master's thesis concept based on 1) recommendations on how to research and write a thesis and 2) the critical discussions following their own presentations.


Learning Objectives
Students will be able to design, plan, and carry out research necessary for the master thesis. The end result will be the ability for students to write effectively and communicate individual research findings in the thesis document. Attention will be given to:

  • formulating the research question
  • research objectives
  • structuring the thesis
  • planning the research
  • effective writing


Prof. Dr. Egon Smeral


Semester Offered
Fall, Spring