GEOG3940 - Master`s Thesis - Natural Resources Management - Geography
The thesis consists of a scientific presentation of a chosen topic. The thesis should be between 35 000 - 44 000 words (Times New Roman 12 / spacing 1.5 / approximately 100 - 125 pages), and should demonstrate the students ability to carry out an independent scientific reearch task. The student must prepare a project proposal for the master`s thesis during the first semester. Supervisor will be assigned on the basis of this prosject proposal. The topic for the master`s thesis is selected in consultation with a supervisor. The supervisor must be kept informed about the progress of the writing.
The aim of the course is to give the students training in doing a substantial individual research project.
Læringsformer og aktiviteter
Individual supervision. It is expected that examinations must be completed in English.
All masters candidates at the Department of Geography have to sign an agreement for carrying out a masters thesis. The agreement confirms that the topic for the master's thesis is approved, that the tutorial relationship has been established and that the parties (student, tutor and department) are familiar with the guidelines that apply for carrying out a master's thesis at the Department of Geography. The agreement is also governed by legislation, study regulations and the study programme for the master's degree.
Mer om vurdering
Examination: Master`s thesis and one hour oral defence of the thesis. The deadline for submission of the thesis is normally in May. The Master's thesis must be approved before the student can present herself/himself for oral examination related to the master's thesis. At the beginning of the oral examination the candidate must hold a 10-15-minute presentation of the thesis. It will not be possible to use PowerPoint or similar presentation tools. The grade for the master's thesis may be adjusted after the oral examination.
Krever opptak til studieprogram:
Natural Resources Management (MSNARM) - enkelte retninger
Completed a minimum of 45 credits within the study program.
- * Skriftlig eksamen plasseres på rom 3 dager før eksamensdato.