About your thesis
The Master’s thesis is intended to show that the students are able to independently work on and present a limited task from a subject area within a given period of time using scientific methods. The module Master’s Thesis totals 30 ECTS. It consists of the written Master’s thesis and a presentation which is weighted with 10%. As a rule, the Master’s thesis should not be less than 60 pages. Further requirements are specified by the supervisor depending on the task. The departments permitted for the Master’s thesis are as follows: Dept. of Weed Science (360B), Dept. of Process Engineering in Plant Production (440d), Dept. of Dairy Science and Dairy Technology (150e), Dept. of Process Analytics and Cereal Science (150i), Dept. of Process Engineering and Food Powders (150c), State Plant Breeding Institute – Working Group Wheat (720), Dept. of Agricultural Engineering in the Tropics and Subtropics (440e), Dept. of Food Material Science (150g) and the Dept. of Flavor Chemistry (150h). Upon justified request, the examination committee may also permit students to select a topic from a department other than those specified above. The requirement for this is that the topic corresponds to the content of the degree program and that sufficient supervision is guaranteed.
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