Writing your Thesis in English

The Thesis Writing course provides a structured process that assists Bachelor and Master's students across the university in working towards the completion of their thesis over eight weeks. By regularly writing a further part of your thesis for each session, you can systematically work towards this goal. In addition, detailed feedback by the lecturer and peers, followed by revision of your text help you to turn your own data and/or concepts into a submittable manuscript. In this process, the focus is on writing it right: that is, eliminating language that obscures what you want to say and instead using correct and clear expressions that are appropriate to each part of the thesis and that get your message across to the examiner.
   
Approximate time for home assignments: 3 hours between each class.

Should you be interested in this course, please contact: info-sprachenzentrum@unibas.ch
Further information:
Course level:
B2+ [more]
Lecturer:
Riana Paola [more]
Course period:
25.09.2017 - 16.12.2017 (Herbstsemester 2017)
Credit points:
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Certificate of attendance:
In order to receive a certificate of attendance (available on request) for this course, you are not allowed to be absent more than maximum one time.
Homework:
± 180 minutes / week
Course materials:
Recommended:
How to Write a Thesis; Rowena Murray
Open University Press, 2017 (4th edition)
ISBN-13: 978-0-335-26206-9

A script will be distributed electronically.
Further details will be found in the course confirmation. Please do not acquire the course materials before then.
Course fee:
CHF 288 plus CHF 3 materials costs (for students and PhD candidates)
CHF 576 plus CHF 3 materials costs (for University employees)
Registration deadline:
17.05.2017 - 03.10.2017
Placement:
This course requires either an obligatory computer placement test or completion of a preceding course.
If you have not attended a preceding course, a computer placement test has to be taken prior to registration.
Details
Replacement date:
The supplementary replacement date for lessons that might not take place is: 02.12.2017 from 10h - 16h
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