In addition to the mandatory coursework at both institutions, as set forth in the agreement, the double degree student is required to write a Master thesis. The Master thesis is worth 18 ECTS at UNIFI and 20 ECTS at SGH. The partner institutions assure the legal and organizational preconditions required for enabling the double degree students to start with the Master thesis in their second study year.
The Master thesis shall be supervised by the faculty member from the university at which the student writes the thesis and reviewed by a faculty member from the partner university. SGH students write Master thesis at UNIFI; UNIFI students write Master thesis at SGH.
The language of the Master thesis is English. Part of the completion of the Master thesis at SGH and UNIFI is a defence of the thesis. The defence will be conducted in English.
The management process of the preparation of the Master thesis should meet all the legal and academic constraints of the institution at which student writes and defends the Master thesis.