After completing the master's thesis, students has:
• advanced knowledge on how to define, present and pursue a topical research question within service leadership and international business
• a thorough understanding of how to develop and conduct a scholarly based work of research
• the ability to identify research questions suitable for a master's thesis
• a thorough understanding of theories and methods that can be used to address the chosen research question at this level of scientific complexity
After completing the master thesis, students can
• search relevant sources for theories and data that can address a specific research question
• review existing theories and empirical evidence
• organize, summarize and analyze data, present and discuss results
• write clearly about the chosen research question, discuss results and implications
After completing the master's thesis, students can
• plan and complete a large project under supervision and in accordance with existing norms for research ethics
• apply knowledge and skills to the chosen area of research
• demonstrate high level abilities for critical thinking and reflection
The workload is equivalent to one semester of full-time work, or 30 ECTS, which amounts to a student workload of approximately 750-800 hours. A finished dissertation is usually a monograph of 60 to 80 pages. Two students may cooperate on a thesis, in which case the work should be more comprehensive.
It is also possible to write the thesis in an article format. The article should be publishable in a peer-reviewed scientific journal of good quality.
Required prerequisite knowledge
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- Truls Eric Johan Engström , Kai Victor Hansen , Tone Therese Linge , Øystein Jensen , Jens Kristian Steen Jacobsen, Dag Osmundsen
- Course coordinator
- Einar Marnburg
Method of work
In the spring semester students mainly work together with their advisor.
Sist oppdatert: 14.08.2020