Guideline for capstone assignment
Director of Bachelor Programmes
August 3, 2009
In the study guide on ELEUM it says: The Bachelor thesis in the form of a capstone assignment concludes year 3 of the Bachelor’s programme. The capstone assignment is an individual assignment of 4 ECTS. The aim is to demonstrate your mastery of domain of study in an assignment that integrates your acquired knowledge and skills. This guideline gives a detailed description of organizational aspects and explains what matters for a good capstone assignment. Thanks to Boris Blumberg from the Department of Organization, whose slides provided the basis for this text.
The legal status of this document is as follows. It is at the discretion of capstone coordinators to announce additional or reﬁned requirements on code.unimaas.nl, or communicate such requirements in an early stage to registered students. If coordinators do not make use of this option it means that they agree with this guideline.
Select a topic. The ﬁrst step towards a capstone assignment is to select a topic. Topics can be found on code.unimaas.nl as part of the list of skills in period 3 and 6. You can register only for topics listed in the skills period in which you want to hand-in your capstone assignment. You have to register for the capstone by the same deadline as you have to register for the corresponding skills period. The topic of choice should be consistent with the choice of major (IB/IBE) and elective (IES) or study programme (Infonomics); you can only write a capstone assignment in a certain ﬁeld if you have at least taken a minor (2 courses) in that ﬁeld (IB/IBE), or the track-related course (IES). Note that beginning of May the capstone assignments for the following academic year will already be visible on code.unimaas.nl. Therefore, if you consult code.unimaas.nl for getting details about your assignment in period 6, make sure that...
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