M60-BIOTEK Master's Thesis
Showing course contents for the educational year 2018 - 2019 .
Course responsible: Lars Gustav Snipen
ECTS credits: 60
Faculty: Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN, NO
Teaching exam periods:
Autumn and spring
Course frequency: Autumn and spring parallel.
First time: Study year 2014-2015
Students at M-BIOTEK
The Master thesis consists of an independent research project during the last semester of the study.The Master thesis can be written as a monograph or scientific article. Students receive guidance from an appointed supervisor and co-supervisor (s). The supervision will ensure that students find literature, and get practical advice on data collection and laboratory work, as well as ethical guidelines. The exam is in the form of a student presentation and a scientific discussion about the masterproject.
After completing the thesis, the student will be able to:
- Conduct and implement 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 the independent research project in writing and orally.
- Read, understand and make use of research litterature.
- Adhere to ethics guidelines.
Independent work under supervision
The student is entitled to 80 hours of supervision totally including assessment of the thesis
Teaching materials developed individually.
It requires a bachelor's degree in biotechnology or equivalent.
Approved Master`s contract between student and supervisor (s),with detailed progressplan, to be handed in at the Faculty before the project starts.
Written assignment and oral defense, counts 100 %.
The course is reserved for students who are admitted to the Master's degree in Biotechnology.
Type of course:
The student work full-time with the thesis in two semesters.
The internal and external examiner will participate in the assessment of the thesis and the oral examination.
Examination details: Term paper: A - E / Ikke bestått