Level of Study
Spring and autumn
Objectives and Content
The master's thesis is an independent, scientific work carried out under supervision. The student will learn to plan, conduct and present an independent, but limited research project. The amount of work is equivalent to one year. Four weeks of practical training in a recognised health centre is included.
At the end of the course, the students are expected to have:
- capable of explaining and using different scientific methods and work methods
- capable of demonstrating theoretical and practical specialised knowledge within the area covered by the thesis
- capable of carrying out an independent project that shows understanding, reflexion and maturity
- capable of planning and conducting a scientific experiment
- capable of conducting a search and critical evaluation of relevant scientific literature
- capable of critically evaluating both own results and relevant literature
- capable of communicating own research results in a scientific way, both orally and in writing
Required Previous Knowledge
All compulsory and elective courses in the master's programme (60 ECTS) must be completed before submission of the thesis
Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching
A written contract between the student, supervisor and the institute. Teaching and supervision will be both theoretical and practical.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Four weeks' placement at a recognised health centre
Forms of Assessment
Submission of a thesis (about 70 pages). The deadlines are 15 May and 20 November. Oral and written presentation of the thesis.
Evaluation of the report on the placement.
There will be a written evaluation at the end of the course.
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Type of assessment: Master's Thesis
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Exam part: Master's Thesis