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Master Thesis (M.Sc. Mathematik)
(dt. Masterarbeit (M.Sc. Mathematik))

Level, degree of commitment in original study programme Thesis module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Private study unter Anleitung (Anfertigen der Masterarbeit), Öffentlicher Vortrag (Verteidigung der Arbeit),
900 hours (900 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
30 CP
Course requirement:
Examination type: Master's thesis with disputation
German oder mit Zustimmung der Betreuerin oder des Betreuers in English,
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for study course M.Sc. Mathematics. Im Falle des Nichtbestehens stehen für die Prüfung insgesamt 2 Versuche zur Verfügung.
Original study programme M.Sc. Mathematik / Abschlussbereich
6 months,
each semester
Person in charge of the module's outline All lecturers of Mathematics


Based on knowledge acquired in one or several modules of the Master's programme, a research-oriented topic is assigned to the student by the supervisor. The student and the supervisor discuss and select suitable scientific methods which will be employed during the preparation of the thesis.

Qualification Goals

The students are able to work on an extensive task from the area of 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.

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