Compulsory Modules (47,5 ECTS-Credits)
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Module 2: Ancient History II (7.5 ECTS-Credit, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Enhancement and specialisation by examination of new and unfamiliar topics in Ancient History with reference to current research tendencies and controversies, competent use of scientific methods and work techniques, integration of contents; development of qualifications in autonomous unbiased historical reasoning.
Module 4: Current Issues in Ancient History Research (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of the module selected for the topic of the Master Thesis
Learning Outcome: Presentation of the research conceptual design used and becoming familiar with peer review; examination of one's own scientific work and communication of findings, practice of constructive handling of critique.
Vereinbarung des Themas, des Umfangs und der Form der Masterarbeit auf Basis einer inhaltlichen Kurzbeschreibung /Exposé) sowie Vereinbarung der Arbeitsabläufe und des Studienfortgangs. Planung eines entsprechenden Zeitrahmens für die Durchführung der Masterarbeit.
Modul 6 (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: keine
Learning Outcome: Nach erfolgreicher Absolvierung de Moduls sind die Studierenden in der Lage, eine inhaltliche Kurzbeschreibung der geplanten Masterarbeit (Exposé) zu verfassen, einen zeitlichen Ablauf zu skizzieren und eine schriftliche Masterarbeitsvereinbarung abzuschließen.
Module 7: Master Thesis Defense (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of all other compulsory and elective modules as well as the Master Thesis
Learning Outcome: Examination of the Master thesis in the overall context of the Master programme in Ancient History and Ancient Oriental Studies; with special focus on theoretical comprehension, methodical issues, communication of findings of the Master thesis and presentation skills.
Final oral defense of the Master thesis in front of an examination board

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