The purpose of the master's thesis in Business Administration is that the graduate demonstrates his or her ability to do research independently within the chosen specialization. Each semester, students can choose a preferred research theme from available research topics. In general, teachers supervise a group of students working on the same theme or topic. Each supervisor defines a broad theme for the master's thesis projects he/ she is willing to supervise in a specific semester.
Students are able to: (1) recognise and analyse a problem in the specialist field; (2) do a literature search on a certain theme within the specialist field; (3) make a research design of a complex problem in the specialist field and employ specific research methods; (4) collect qualitative or quantitative data using appropriate data collection methods, analyse data and/or to design a solution in the specialist field; (5) draw conclusions, make recommendations, generalise findings and identify limitations of a research in the specialist field; and (6) write a (research) report in a systematic manner by exhibiting clear and precise use of English.
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