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
Form(s) of Assessment
Evaluation of Project(s)
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
Final report counts 100%. Each student must hand in his/her own individual report.
Scores can be normalized at the discretion of the instructor/examiner.
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
Internal examiner+External examiner on the final report.
The whole course must be repeated.
Participate in at least 7 meetings with supervisor. Electronic meetings are possible. Hand in status reports for students project to supervisor before each meeting.