Select your theme
The theme you select
should be sufficiently clear and precise, and be related to a research question.
For example, "Wine sector in the EU" is too wide, while "Tourists
perception of farmers' markets in Tuscany" is sufficiently precise.
A list of general research topics is provided below on this webpage.
Moreover, the theme should
be “feasible”. Before proposing the theme to the professor, students have to
check the existence and the availability of sufficient material and
information that can be used to write the dissertation.
2) The project
Once selected the theme,
and approved by the Professor, students should prepare the project / plan of
the dissertation, filling the template
here below which has to be delivered to the Professor for final approval:
Template for the dissertation plan
Example of thesis
dissertation plan (Italian)
The reading and study of academic publications (articles on scientific
journals, books, etc.) is strongly recommended, as the dissertation must be
a scientific product.
It is kindly recommended that students attend the
course on bibliographic research provided
by the Biblioteca del Polo delle Scienze sociali.
4) Writing the dissertation
The dissertation must be
written complying with the rules contained in this file, the contents of
which must be read carefully:
FORMATS FOR THE DISSERTATION
file contains some suggestion on how to write Introduction,
Conclusion, Bibliography, Tables, Figures, Footnotes, as well as a
declaration that must be signed and included in the final Master thesis.
The final thesis will be checked with