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Dette er studietilbudet for studieår 2019-2020. Endringer kan komme.


The course is meant for incoming students writing their master thesis at the University of Stavanger. The master thesis will be 60 ECTS.

Learning outcome

Knowledge
  • Independently conduct a supervised research project, applying relevant methods and theories

Skills
Formulate a research question
  • Review relevant literature and if necessary, conduct field work in order obtain empirical data
  • Write a master's thesis based on a thesis proposal, applying methods, theories and literature relevant to the chosen research questions
  • Be able to communicate research in a professional manner, both written and oral

General competences
  • Apply knowledge with professional integrity and ethical awareness when conducting research

Contents

The course is meant for incoming students writing their master thesis at the University of Stavanger. The master thesis will be 60 ECTS.

Required prerequisite knowledge

BA in Teaching or Teacher Education programmes as well as other mandatory prerequisites at home institutions. 

Exam

Weight Duration Marks Aid
Master thesis1/1 A - F
Written thesis: 20 000-40 000 words, 12- point Times New Roman or similar font, 1.5 spacing. Front page, contents, preface, references, appendices and large tables are not included in the word count. The thesis must be written in English.

Coursework requirements

Mandatory requirements
  1. A thesis proposal with a work plan must be approved by the supervisor within the first month of study.
  2. The student must be prepared for supervision, and work hard to fulfil progress according to work plan.
  3. An oral presentation of the thesis to the Faculty must be completed during the final months of study.

All requirements must be passed for the submission to be graded.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator
Arne Jakobsen
Course teacher
Janne Fauskanger, Raymond Bjuland, Reidar Mosvold

Method of work

The student will be expected to work individually, collecting and processing data, do literature studies and writing the thesis, with the help and supervision by a supervisor appointed by the Faculty. Before the work starts, a thesis proposal will have to be written and approved by the supervisor. The amount of hours for supervision is fixed according to regular standards at the University of Stavanger.

Open to

Students must be part of Master programme in Teaching or Master programme in Education at Universities where Faculty of Arts and Education at the University of Stavanger have established an exchange agreement.

Literature

Of choice.


Dette er studietilbudet for studieår 2019-2020. Endringer kan komme.

Sist oppdatert: 26.05.2019