YSS-81312 BSc Thesis Economics and Governance


Studiepunten 12.00

Course coordinator(s)ir. EP Kroese
Lecturer(s)Staff Qualified and staff members of involved chair groups (thesis part)
Examiner(s)prof. dr. EH Bulte
prof. dr. WJM Heijman
prof. dr. EC van Ierland
prof. dr. ir. APJ Mol
dr. ir. JHM Peerlings
prof. dr. ir. CJAM Termeer

Language of instruction:

Dutch and/or English

Assumed knowledge on:

See: Handleiding voor BSc-thesis (BT) Economie en Beleid


The BSc thesis can be written under supervision of the staff of the chair groups: AEP, DEC, ECH, ENP, ENR or PAP.
The student has to study (by means of a literature review or empirical research) a subject within the field of the major and prove to have sufficient knowledge to critically analyse and summarise the given subject. He/she must also be able to clearly communicate the findings in writing and by oral presentation. The subject will be determined in consultation with the thesis supervisor. The student has to define the research problem and formulate research questions in a proper way, deal with the logistics of carrying out such an individual research project, plan and schedule the different activities in a decent way, and present the results in writing in a clearly organized report.

Learning outcomes:

The student is expected to be able to:
- formulate a research problem and do (literature) research according to scientific standards;
- integrate knowledge from various sources and apply theoretical knowledge obtained in the study;
- work individually and independently in scientific research (under supervision);
- plan and carry out work within the available time;
- report in writing in a clear and understandable way;
- orally present and defend the results of such work.


Conduct a (literature) study, write a report and defend it orally.


See: Handleiding voor BSc-thesis (BT) Economie en Beleid.


To be accorded with the supervisor.

Verplicht voor: BEBEconomics and GovernanceBSc2+3