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LOG950 Master's Degree Thesis

Course code: 
LOG950
Course name: 
Master's Degree Thesis
Program of study: 
Master of Science in Logistics
Credits: 
30
Program of study: 
Master of Science in Logistics
Campus: 
Molde
Credits: 
30
Level of study: 
Master
Teaching semester: 
2019 Spring
Assessment semester: 
2019 Spring
Language of instruction: 
English
Language of examination: 
English
Language of litterature: 
English
Recommended previous knowledge

Only those students who are enrolled in the MSc program in Logistics can write a thesis under the LOG950 course code. In addition, each candidate must have an approved proposal that has been prepared as part of LOG904. LOG950 must be the last course taken within the MSc program.

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 thesis the student will be able to

  • work independently in projects work with a strong professional basis,
  • combine methods and knowledge from courses and other sources within the logistics profession, and
  • analyse and solve complex logistic problems based on scientific methods.
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 can not expect to have more than 40 hours supervision. The supervision includes all aspects of this process like giving advice, reading drafts and so on.

Form of assessmentGroupingDurationType of durationGrading scaleProportionCommentSupported materialSupport material
Home assessment- 1SemestersLetter (A - F)100Submission of the written thesis and an oral thesis defence 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. All printed and written supporting material
Vurderinger:
Form of assessment:Home assessment
Grouping:-
Duration: 1
Type of duration:Semesters
Grading scale:Letter (A - F)
Proportion:100
Comment:Submission of the written thesis and an oral thesis defence 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:All printed and written supporting material