Course code M60-BIAS

M60-BIAS Master's Thesis

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Course responsible: Lars Gustav Snipen
ECTS credits: 60
Faculty: Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching exam periods:
Starting in the autumn parallel and spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annual
First time: Study year 2014-2015
Course contents:
The Master thesis consists of an original research project during the last two semesters of the study. The Master thesis can be written as a monograph or scientific article. Students receive guidance from appointed supervisor and co-supervisor (s). The guidelines shall ensure that students receive advice on literature, practical advice on any data collection, and ethical guidelines. The exam consists of the submission of the thesis and an oral examination in the form of a presentation and discussion about the thesis. The oral examination can be used to adjust the grade on the thesis.
Learning outcome:

After completing the thesis, the student will be able to:

  • Conduct an independent research project on a selected topic.
  • Use relevant theories and research methods as a tool in research.
  • Analyze and draw conclusions from an independent research project.
  • Convey information based on an independent research project in writing and orally.
  • Adhere to ethics guidelines.
Learning activities:
Independent work under supervision.
Teaching support:
The student is entitled to 80 hours of supervision totally inclusive assessment of the thesis.
Teaching materials developed individually
It requires a relevant bachelor's degree.
Recommended prerequisites:
Written assignment and oral defense counts 100 %.
Nominal workload:
1800 hours.
Entrance requirements:
The course is reserved for students who are admitted to the Master's degree in Bioinformatics and Applied Statistics.
An external examiner will participate in the assessment of the thesis and an oral examination.
Examination details: Term paper: A - E / Ikke bestått