Capstone experience

Science at AUC

In your third year you round-off your studies with the capstone experience.

This includes a research project and/or an internship. You will write a Bachelor thesis that consists of a literature study as well as your own research results and/or internship experience.

Students have written on a variety of topics, reflecting the multidisciplinary approach of AUC. Among others, topics have included international relations, media, geology, medical sciences, neuroscience, law and finance.

 Titles of previous capstones include:

  • The Persistence of the Winner's and Loser's Curse in a One-Player Decision Game.

  • The effects of serotonin in the nucleus accumbens shell on glucose metabolism in rats.

  • Curating Public Space: museum practice on Museumplein

  • Which way for humanitarian intervention? The “responsibility to protect” and the Darfur crisis.

  • Christianity and the Dutch Welfare State: the Paradox of Internal Religiosity and External Secularisation.

  • Food Safety regulations in the European Union: A Public Health issue and a key determinant of international trade.

  • Islamic Orthodoxy in the Post-secular Political Landscape

  • Oceanic Container Shipment Using Renewable Power: a Cost Optimization.

  • The 3D reconstruction of the pneumato-enteric recesses.

  • Take your time: the different uses of timing deviations by classical and jazz musicians.

  • Future Directions in Methodological Study Design of Neurofeedback Research.

  • Silence and Subjectivity in Henry James’s The Portrait of a Lady and The Wings of the Dove

  • Future treatment options for non-obstructive azoospermia.

  • The Limits of Friendship in Contemporary Philosophical Debate

Published by  Amsterdam University College

23 December 2016