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GEO-3900 Master's Thesis in Geology - 60 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for geovitenskap

Type of course

The course is solely for students on the Master in Geology - master (2-year) and is not available to any other category of students as a singular or elective course. Normally, the master thesis can not be done in groups of students. Students who are admitted to the master's programme normally choose a project in the course at the latest one month before the end of the second semester. I.e. Normally, at the latest in May in the second semester for those students who were admitted in the previous autumn semester. A supervision contract should be delivered 2 weeks after the student have started on the master project.

Course contents

Master's Thesis in Geology. The professional content will depend on the profile of the chosen paper. Contact the Department of Geosciences no later than in the end of the second semester of the study. The master thesis project has to be approved by the Department Council according to an application in the form of a supervision contract along with a project description. Ordinary registration to the exam via Studentweb.

Objective of the course

The student can plan and conduct a limited research project independently within the chosen discipline of computer science, and in a scientific way discuss and report the results of the study in relation to existing literature in the field.

Language of instruction

The master's thesis has to be written in English or Norwegian / Scandinavian.

Teaching methods

Individual guidance and supervision according to agreement. According to capacity and requirement, projects are offered in the spring or fall semester. Normally 2 semesters duration.