Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology.
Completion of at least 60 credit points in other modules including module psy240 (psy241) (Computation in Neuroscience).
Assignment of a topic by thesis supervisor and official application with the examination office.
If you want to do a Master's thesis outside the Department of Psychology, please follow the rules stated on the program website. Please note that, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, you have to hand in a risk assessment form before starting your external Master's thesis. You can find this form in English or German in the list of supporting documents!
We encourage students to use the LaTeX template provided on the course website.
Time of examination
The written thesis will be evaluated by the supervisor and an additional reviewer (90%).
The oral presentation and defence of the thesis results will be evaluated (10%).
Skills to be acquired in this module
Goals of module: Students will demonstrate that they are able to perform a psychological experiment according to
scientific standards. In addition, they will demonstrate that they are acquainted with the
necessary methods and can present their results orally and in written form.
Competencies: ++ experimental methods
+ statistics & scientific programming
+ data presentation & discussion
++ independent research
+ scientific literature
++ scientific English / writing
+ ethics / good scientific practice / professional behavior
+ critical & analytical thinking
+ scientific communication skills
+ knowledge transfer
++ project & time management