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This entry is from Winter semester 2020/21 and might be obsolete. You can find a current equivalent here.

Master Thesis
(dt. Masterarbeit)

Level, degree of commitment Thesis module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Private study under guidance (Anfertigen der Masterarbeit), Öffentlicher Vortrag (Verteidigung der Arbeit),
900 hours (900 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
30 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Master's thesis with disputation
German or, with the consent of the supervisor, in English,
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Business Mathematics. In the event of failure, a total of 2 attempts are available for the examination.
6 months,
each semester
Person in charge of the module's outline All lecturers of Mathematics


Based on knowledge from one or more modules of the Master's programme in Business Mathematics, an application-oriented topic is agreed between the student and the supervisor. A suitable selection of the scientific methods to be applied in the processing will be made jointly.

Qualification Goals

The students are able to work on an extensive task from the field of business mathematics with scientific methods under guidance as well as to present a work and the results contained therein appropriately in writing and orally.


At least 66 LP must have been acquired.


The module can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • M.Sc. Business Mathematics

When studying M.Sc. Business Mathematics, this module must be completed in the study area Final Module.

Recommended Reading

  • Depending on topic

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2020/21. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

The module guide contains all modules, independent of the current event offer. Please compare the current course catalogue in Marvin.

The information in this online module guide was created automatically. Legally binding is only the information in the examination regulations (Prüfungsordnung). If you notice any discrepancies or errors, we would be grateful for any advice.