Thesis and internship guidelines of the Public Administration and Policy Group

Below you can down download the guidelines and forms for internships and theses at the Public Administration and Policy group.

Doing a MSc thesis at PAP

The thesis is the crown on your Master's degree program. For more information about doing a Master thesis at the PAP group, please read the following documents and/or contact Dr Otto Hospes.

  1. Student Guidelines for MSc Thesis Research at the PAP group
  2. MSc Thesis Protocol Social Sciences
  3. MSc Thesis Course Guide Wageningen University
  4. Master Thesis Agreement
  5. MSc Thesis assessment form WU
  6. Rubric for assessment of the MSc-thesis
  7. Manual Rubric MSc-thesis

Click here for an overview of important forms and documents about a MSc thesis.

Doing a BSc thesis at PAP

The aim of the BSc thesis is, in general, to be able to apply and synthesise knowledge acquired during their education to a demarcated topic. In general a BSc thesis usually consists of formulating a reserach question, systematically apply research methods, conduct a review of literature on a specific topic and/or applying an existing framework to a case study and writing-up the findings in an accessible and concise report. The student is expected to work individually (but is of course supervised) and should be able to present and defend the results his/her findings.

Doing an internship at PAP

The aim of the internship, in general, is to work in and for an organisation where you can use and develop your analytical tools and skills and to experience challenges and everyday practices of researchers, consultants and civil servants. Below you can down download the guidelines and forms for internships at the Public Administration and Policy group.

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