The master's thesis is an individual research paper, which should meet the general requirements to scientific publication. The purpose of the master's thesis is to conduct an analysis of a research question within the field of political science, and present the results of your analysis.
The master's thesis should have a precise:
- Research question.
- Appropriate methods.
- A systematic argument.
It allows for normative or descriptive treatment of empirical as well as theoretical issues.
You will be personally responsible for deciding the theme, research question and method of investigation and for undertaking the research. You are welcome to contact relevant members of the scientific stab to get advice on the choice of topic and research projects before you apply for a supervisor.