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LOG953 Master's Degree Thesis

LOG953 Master's Degree Thesis

Course code: 
LOG953
Course name: 
Master's Degree Thesis
Program of study: 
Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Logistics
Course name in Norwegian Nynorsk: 
Master's Degree Thesis
Course name in Norwegian Bokmål: 
Master's Degree Thesis
Campus: 
Molde
Moskva
Credits: 
30
Level of study: 
2. syklus (master)
Teaching semester: 
2021 Vår
Assessment semester: 
2021 Vår
Language of instruction: 
Engelsk
Language of examination: 
Engelsk
Language of litterature: 
Engelsk
Recommended previous knowledge

Only those students who are enrolled in the MSc program in Petroleum Logistics can write a thesis. In addition, each candidate must have an approved proposal that has been prepared as part of LOG904. LOG953 must be the last course taken within the MSc program. Each candidate needs to have approved 90 sp according to the study program in order to have the master thesis graded.

Course content

A thesis is an independent, extensive work that is done under the guidance of an advisor/professor in the discipline. Not more than two students can work on the same thesis. Candidates are relatively free to choose topics. A thesis can be either applied, related to a company or an agency/governmental body, or it can be a theoretical investigation.

Learning outcome

After completing the Master's thesis, the student should

  • Have knowledge regarding planning and accomplishment of a scientific work
  • Understand the importance of formulating precise research questions
  • Understand the role of theory in research
  • Choose the appropriate method for collecting relevant information and data
  • Knowledge about key principles for analysis and discussion of an empirical material
  • Have updated theoretical knowledge within the topic of the master's thesis
  • Be able to use theory to analyze key issues within the topic of the master's thesis
Working and learning activities

The master's thesis is an independent work done by a single student or two students together and supervised by a faculty advisor. It is the duty of each student to obtain a supervisor at the latest in the start of Semester 3. The supervisor will usually also supervise the proposal. Taken together with the master thesis, the student(s) are entitled to have at least 20 hours supervision, but cannot expect to have more than 40 hours supervision. The supervision includes all aspects of this process like giving advice, reading drafts and so on.

VurderingsformGrupperingVarighetVarighetstypeKarakterskalaAndelKommentarHjelpemidlerHjelpemidler
Hjemmeeksamen- 1SemesterBokstavkarakter100Submission of the written thesis and an oral thesis defense are required. The final grade is a combination of grades received on the thesis and the oral presentation. Only one final grade will be presented to the student Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler
Vurderinger:
Form of assessment:Hjemmeeksamen
Grouping:-
Duration: 1
Type of duration:Semester
Grading scale:Bokstavkarakter
Proportion:100
Comment:Submission of the written thesis and an oral thesis defense are required. The final grade is a combination of grades received on the thesis and the oral presentation. Only one final grade will be presented to the student
Supported material:
Support material:Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler