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Assessment criteria thesis

The Master thesis will be assessed on aspects of content as well as format and must comply fully with the norms set for content, structure, form/layout and language usage, as described in the 'handbook writing skills'.  


Assessment criteria Master’s thesis
The Master thesis is assessed on several criteria. Assessors shall not mark all criteria (not all criteria might be applicable,) and might indicate those criteria that are noticeable to provide the student with helpful information. Note that the final grade/outcome is not simply the sum of the stars.

Writing Product
Quality of Abstract
Introduction and Description of research question/hypothesis
Creativity and originality of research question
Theoretical understanding
Structure and organisation of the thesis
Critical and innovative approach to research
Design and methods are conform research question
Understanding and description of statistical analysis
Adequacy and correctness of tables and figures
Presentation and description of results
Ability to discuss findings in relation to literature and new insights
Conclusion follows logically from arguments developed in paper
Level of language use, citations and references
Publication level of thesis

Writing Process
Level of independence
Contribution of supervisor
Processing of feedback
Completion time of thesis

Overall Impression and Comments
(Open field)
Criteria rated as:  ☆ = poor,  ☆☆ = unsatisfactory, ☆☆☆ = marginal fail;
☆☆☆☆ = sufficient, ☆☆☆☆☆ = good, ☆☆☆☆☆☆ = very good,
NA = not applicable.
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