Master thesis on linguistics
Students must present their thesis topic with preliminary results in a colloquium as part of their master thesis project.
The Thesis Proposal form should include the title of the thesis and a description of the topic. Course content The thesis is an independent research project on a subject chosen in agreement with your supervisor.
The Board will then inspect the thesis proposal to ensure that it is of an appropriate academic level.
Research topics in linguistics pdf
Students should take all required courses listed in a - e above during the first year of study, if possible. Keep in mind that information which may not at first be included in the thesis might be useful later on, e. The thesis must be written in English and should be of about pages one standard page is characters. A written explanation for the grade will be sent to the students when exam results are ready. The thesis must show that the student is capable of summarizing and analysing existing literature in a critical manner, formulating one or more well-defined and motivated research questions and of conducting independent research. The Thesis Proposal form should include the title of the thesis and a description of the topic. The obligatory presentation must be approved before the thesis can be submitted. Relevant graduate courses that do not carry a LING prefix may be included in your program of study with approval of the Graduate Coordinator and your Major Professor. Primary and secondary areas of concentration The program of study must include at least three courses 9 hours in a primary area of concentration and two courses 6 hours in a secondary area of concentration, to be determined in consultation with your Major Professor and the Graduate Coordinator. We have guidelines for examiners , with information on what is being evaluated in the thesis. Courses taken to satisfy this requirement cannot be counted among the courses on the student's Program of Study if they are undergraduate courses. Admission Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.
The obligatory presentation must be approved before the thesis can be submitted. The contract of supervision must be filled out and submitted to your student adviser.
The thesis needs to be written under the supervision of a lecturer affiliated with the LUCL Leiden University Centre for Linguistics and evaluated by the supervisor and a second reader selected by the supervisor.
Keep in mind that information which may not at first be included in the thesis might be useful later on, e. This is an obligatory requirement for the course and must be approved by the supervisors.
We have guidelines for examinerswith information on what is being evaluated in the thesis.
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