Your final grade will be composed of all the individual grades you received in each module. The grades will be multiplied with the according number of credits, all added together and then divided by the number of credits in total.
According to the new study and examinations regulations the master thesis has to be at least 80 pages long (24.000 words).
There are fixed dates to sign up for your master thesis. Each semester there are three dates, you can find them here:
There will be a waiting list on the door of the exam office where you have to put your name in. These dates are the only ones when you can sign up for your thesis.
Current dates: 4. September 2018, 6. November 2018, 4. December 2018 und 5. March 2019.
If you can't show up in person an authorized person can do it for you.
An extension in the case of illness is possible. You will have to file an application and turn it in to the examination board and show a proof of illness through a medical certificate. You will need a signature from the examination board and then you will have to send the form to the examination office.
This is the application form: Antrag auf Verlängerung der Bearbeitungszeit mit inkludiertem ärztlichen Attest
It can be sent via post to the examination office or turned in the post box at the office. You will be informed via e-mail about your new deadline.