Practical guidance for students writing Master's thesis in Political Science and International Affairs. Brief introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods employed in these fields. Overview of the process of writing a thesis, including formulating a research question, deciding on a method to collect and analyze information, and developing a credible argument based on logic and evidence. Assistance with goal setting and setting up peer writing groups. Prerequisite or corequisite: Approval of the graduate deputy and completion of all required course work except the thesis, comprehensive or foreign language examination. Class Notes: +CONFERENCE.