Master thesis (with final public presentation)

  • Teaching

    Details

    Faculty Faculty of Science and Medicine
    Domain Geography
    Code UE-SGG.00503
    Languages English
    Type of lesson Master work
    Level Master
    Semester SP-2021

    Schedules and rooms

    Summary schedule Monday 15:15 - 17:00, Hebdomadaire

    Teaching

    Responsibles
    Description The thesis is the final work for obtaining the degree of Master of Science in Geography. It presents in a clear language and a convincing line of argumentation the research question(s), hypothesis, methodology, theoretical framework, empirical fieldwork methods (when relevant), results, analysis and discussion. It shows the ability to conceive, conduct and accomplish scientific research autonomously according to international standards.
    Students present their work orally, including the research question(s), the hypothesis, methodology, theoretical framework, empirical fieldwork methods (when relevant), results and analysis. Students have to submit the final version of their thesis at least two weeks before the date of the planned presentation. In case of absence or time constraints of their supervisor, the student will have to submit the thesis even earlier. For general regulations regarding deadlines, please consult the document “Master Thesis: Evaluation & Deadline” online: http://bigweb.unifr.ch/Science/Geosciences/GeographyTechnical/Secretary/Pub/MSc_thesis_evaluation_deadlines.pdf. The presentation is limited to 20 minutes and is followed by 10 minutes of discussion.

    Training objectives On successful completion of the thesis you will be able to:
    - prepare an oral presentation with adapted media ;
    - present complex research results and analysis in limited time ;
    - present in a transparent and reflexive way all steps of scientific research ;
    - describe and present clearly complex processes and scientific analysis ;
    - write according to international scientific standards.
    Softskills
    No
    Off field
    No
    BeNeFri
    Yes
    Mobility
    Yes
    UniPop
    No
  • Dates and rooms
    Date Hour Type of lesson Place
    22.02.2021 15:15 - 17:00 Cours PER 14, Room 0.026
    26.04.2021 15:15 - 17:00 Cours PER 14, Room 0.026
    31.05.2021 15:15 - 17:00 Cours PER 14, Room 0.026
  • Assessments methods

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    Assessments methods By rating
  • Assignment
    Valid for the following curricula:
    MSc-GG - Dynamics in Glaciology and Geomorphology [MA] 120
    Version: 2020_1/V_01
    MSc in Geography, Master thesis (from AS2020 on) > MSc in Geography, Master thesis module (from AS2013 on)

    MSc-GG - Nature, Society and Politics [MA] 120
    Version: 2020_1/V_01
    MSc in Geography, Master thesis (from AS2020 on) > MSc in Geography, Master thesis module (from AS2013 on)

    sp-MSc-GG - Dynamics in Glaciology and Geomorphology [MA] 120
    Version: 2020_1/V_01
    sp. MSc in Geography, Master thesis (from AS2020 on) > MSc in Geography, Master thesis module (from AS2013 on)

    sp-MSc-GG - Nature, Society and Politics [MA] 120
    Version: 2020_1/V_01
    MSc in Geography, Master thesis (from AS2020 on) > MSc in Geography, Master thesis module (from AS2013 on)