Students will be required to prepare and defend a theoretical or empirical project before an examining committee. The analysis and research method is required to have been previously approved by the Master’s programme director. This project equips students with the basic competences needed to transmit substantiated conclusions in a clear manner and learn skills that prompt involvement in lifelong learning. Tutors specialised in methodology will guide students in preparing the scientific content of their work.
The following aspects are related to the preparation, presentation and defence of the Master's Final Project:
Length, format and basic rules for presentation
- The project carries 6 credits, the equivalent of 150 hours of independent work.
- The Master´s Final Project must be 20,000 words long (maximum), excluding title, abstract, references and appendices (if applicable).
- The final document that will be presented for assessment by the Examining Board must meet the required format rules detailed in the section "Master´s Final Project presentation guidelines".
Master´s Project defence
The Project must comply with the University´s General Regulations and each Faculty´s specific requirements. Students will be informed in advance about the process they must follow to apply for the viva voce examination, the copies and/or documents to submit, deadlines, venue, duration and their order of exposition.