Courses



Compulsory Modules (30 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 1: Philosophy of Science and Methodology of Social Sciences (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to characterize and critically evaluate meta-theoretical questions and positions of social science theories as well as fundamental issues of economic development.
Agreement on the topic, the scope and the form of the Master¿s Thesis on the basis of a brief summary of the contents (abstract) as well as agreement on the work processes and the study progress. Planning of an appropriate time frame for the completion of the Master's Thesis.
Compulsory Module 4: Preparation Master Thesis (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: After successful completion of this module, the students will be able to write a brief summary of the content of the planned Master¿s Thesis (abstract), to outline an anticipated schedule and to conclude a written Master¿s Thesis agreement.
Compulsory Module 5: Master's Thesis Defense (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of all other modules and of the Master thesis
Learning Outcome: Presentation, reflection on, and analysis of master's thesis results in the overall context of the master's programme; the focus is on demonstrating evaluation and method competences, as well as on presenting the results.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).