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FYS-3931 Master's Thesis in Space Physics - 30 stp


The course is administrated by

Faculty of Science and Technology

Type of course

Available on request

Course contents

The content of the course will depend on the profile of the chosen project.

Admission requirements

The course is only available to students on the Master's degree programme in space physics. It is not available to any other category of students as a singular or elective course.

To be assigned a master project the students must have passed all courses in their study plan and the required practical work experience must have been carried out and approved. The Programme Board may grant exemptions from the required practical work experience and up to 10 credits in missing courses that are less essential for the Master¿s thesis.

Application for approval must be submitted to the Programme Board within a deadline, which is normally 1 September in the autumn semester and 1 February in the spring semester. Students apply by handing in a supervision contract (veiledningskontrakt for mastergradsoppgave) along with a project description. Students must register to the exam as for ordinary courses.

A diploma is not issued before all courses and required practical work experience are met.


Objective of the course

Knowledge - The student can:

 

Skills - The student can:

 

General expertise - The student can:


Language of instruction

The language of instruction is English or a Scandinavian language. The master thesis can be written in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Individual guidance and supervision according to agreement and of one semester duration. The supervisor¿s total workload in connection with the Master¿s thesis should be 20-40 hours and the student will receive supervision within these limits.

Assessment

The course is only available to students on the Master's degree programme in space physics. It is not available to any other category of students as a singular or elective course.

To be assigned a master project the students must have passed all courses in their study plan and the required practical work experience must have been carried out and approved. The Programme Board may grant exemptions from the required practical work experience and up to 10 credits in missing courses that are less essential for the Master¿s thesis.

Application for approval must be submitted to the Programme Board within a deadline, which is normally 1 September in the autumn semester and 1 February in the spring semester. Students apply by handing in a supervision contract (veiledningskontrakt for mastergradsoppgave) along with a project description. Students must register to the exam as for ordinary courses.

A diploma is not issued before all courses and required practical work experience are met.


Recommended reading/syllabus

Course material will be developed individually for each student.