Master Meetings

Have you decided on which Master's programme to study? Would you like more information on the contents and teaching methods at USI? Register at our Master Meetings to attend courses.
The various Master Meetings offer you the opportunity to follow lectures together with the current master students. Guided by a USI student, you can visit the campus and decide whether the contents correspond to your study ambitions.

Next appointment: 15.05.2023.
Registration is closed.



Room 250
Main Building

Research Methods and Thesis Writing

This course introduces the central methods of media and communication research and prepares students to begin work on their Master's thesis. We proceed through each step of the research process, modeling different techniques of topic selection, literature review, data collection and analysis, and argument development. Along the way, the course discuss research ethics, intellectual norms, foundational definitions related to qualitative and quantitative research and other elements of the research process that will enable student to conduct original research with relevance to their chosen topics

In the 2022 Autumn Semester, prospective students joined the following lectures: