Research Project Planning
2009-2010 - IMT4601 - 5 ECTS


IMT 4421 Scientific Methodology

Expected learning outcomes

The Pre-project shall prepare the students to perform their master thesis on time, and with the expected quality.

Having completed the course, the student should have acquired:

  • An understanding of academic writing style and documentation structure.
  • The ability to formulate a research problem and research questions.
  • An understanding of ethical issues in research.


1. Problem description and choice of methods
2. Use of library resources
3. Project planning

Teaching Methods

Net Support Learning
Mandatory assignments
Project work

Form(s) of Assessment

Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Final report counts 100%.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Internal examiner+External examiner on the final report.

Re-sit examination

The whole course must be repeated.

Coursework Requirements


Replacement course for

IMT4441 Forskningsprosjektplanlegging