The master's thesis is the final course of the study programme Technology and safety in the high north and the students will apply knowledge and skills they have acquired through the study to plan, carry out and present a comprehensive, independent work within the field of technology and safety.The master's thesis will be carried out as a independent scientific resarch project. The course is method and problem oriented and the project should have its basis in a problem relevant to the fields of study. The problem/task should be realistic, concrete and of a nature makind it possible to use the competance acquired through the study. Practical work with examinations and analyses should be included. The main project can be carred out in co-operation with a company, an institution, the authorities of the University.The project should be based on recognised resarch methods. The theses may be a practical, experimental and empirical study og a theoretical/literary study.The result of the project will be presented in a project report/thises.