spring 2019

MBI-3911 Master's Thesis in Biomedicine - 60 ECTS

Sist endret: 12.08.2019

The course is provided by

Faculty of Health Sciences

Location

Tromsø |

Type of course

The course is mandatory for all students enrolled in the master's degree programme in Biomedicine .

Only students enrolled in the master's degree programme in Biomedicine are able to attend the course. In order to start work on the masters' thesis MBI-3911 students must have passed 5 of the 7 part exams in the course MBI-3010 Advanced methods in experimental biomedicine 2.

Course content

The course consists of the final research project conducted by a student following the Master's degree program in biomedicine, and will culminate in a master thesis.

Objectives of the course

After ending the course the student should be able to define a scientific problem and to point out an approach to a solution. The student should be able to collect knowledge from the literature and explain the background for the problem. The student should work through selected methods and analyse the results. The student should be able to discuss obtained results in relation to other findings and draw conclusions. The student should be able to present his/her scientific work in a thesis and an oral presentation.

Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

Independent research project under supervision.

Assessment

Thesis, oral presentation and examination. Grade type: alphabetical grades (A-F)

Failing the master's thesis and new master's examination

Only if the master's thesis is assessed as F (fail) can a revised version be submitted. The student will be given 3 months to submit a revised version of the thesis.

If the thesis is assessed as F (fail) twice, the student must apply to the department for a new thesis topic. A new topic will be given only once.

If a thesis is not submitted by the deadline, and no application for an extended deadline has been approved, the student is registered as not attended for an examination. The student must then apply to the department for a new thesis topic.

For further information we refer to supplementary regulations.

Schedule

Recommended reading/syllabus

The literature will be specified individually and include relevant scientific articles and reviews.