Master Thesis (DLMMTHE)

Module Title: Master Thesis

Module No.:


Semester / Term:



1 Semester

Module Type(s):


Regularly offered in:


Workload: 600 h

Credit Points: 20

Admission Requirements:

See current study and exam regulations (SPO)

Language of Instruction:


Contributing Courses to Module:


Research & Writing: 540 h
Thesis Defense: 60 h

Course Coordinator(s) / Tutor(s):

Please see the current list of tutors on the Learning Management System.

Module Director:

Prof. Dr. Holger Sommerfeldt

References to Other Programs:

• None

References to Other Modules in the Program:

• All modules in the master program

Qualification and Educational Objectives of the Module:

The module master thesis includes the courses Master Thesis and Thesis Defense. The master thesis is an extensive, scholarly, written composition, where the student seeks to independently examine a topic using scientific methods, and where the arguments, results, and processes are documented.
The thesis defense will take place when the finished thesis has been handed in to the supervisor. The defense consists of a presentation detailing the outcomes of the thesis, and a question-and-answer session led by the examiners.

Course Content of the Module:

• Written Master Thesis
• Thesis Defense

Teaching Methods:

See the contributing course outline(s)


See the contributing course outline(s)

Percentage of the Module Grade Relative to the Final Grade for the Program:


Prerequisites to Qualify for Assessment:


See current study and exam regulations (SPO)

• Master Thesis (90 %) (approx. 60 A4 pages)
• Thesis Defense (10 %) (45 minutes)