After you have completed your fieldwork, you will start with preparing and writing your M.Sc. thesis. The main task that needs to go hand-in-hand with writing is the combination of your empirical, first-hand research with secondary data, and finally with the larger, more general theoretical questions you set out to answer or the theoretical debate you are addressing.

In a series of meetings with your supervisor, you will demonstrate your progress in writing your M.Sc. thesis, and discuss how to use your empirical knowledge and secondary materials to develop broader interpretations about your study in a meaningful relationship with the theoretical frame of your research question.

Ethical review

From 1 September 2020, all Bachelor's and (research) Master's students must have their thesis project ethically reviewed by the FERB through the online tool UU-SER. More information about the procedure and associated protocols can be found on the Student Ethics Review & Registration Site (UU-SER) website.