The start of the master thesis requires prior completion of at least 60 ECTS.
Prior to the start of the thesis project, the form for application for the final thesis and final oral examination needs to be submitted to the examination office and approved by the examination committee. External examiners (not listed on the list of neuroscience examiners) need to apply for the status of an official examiner prior to the start of the project.
Depending on project choice, please ask the supervisor for additional requirements.
Time of examination
within 6 months after approval of the application
Thesis (90%), oral presentation (10 %)
Skills to be acquired in this module
++ Neurosci. knowlg.
++ Expt. Methods
++ Independent research
++ Scient. Literature
++ Social skills
+ Interdiscipl. knowlg.
++ Data present./disc.
+ Scientific English
In their Master thesis, students perform individual research projects in the limited time of 6 month. Learning goals:
planning and organization of a research project
teamwork in a research group
formulate a scientific hypothesis
planning, performing and analyzing experiments and / or simulations
working with scientific background literature on the specific context of the project
oral presentation and discussion of backgrounds and results in the lab seminar