IMER Master (one year) thesis
Course - second cycle - 15 credits
Admission requirementsPrerequisite courses for this course are: Passed courses: IM624E-The Research Field of IMER and IM625E-Theoretical Foundations of the IMER-field and IM626E-Theory of Science and Research Methodology.
This course is offered as part of program:
Course Code: IM627E
- Department of Global Political Studies
- For students admitted
The course was established 26 February 2009.
This course syllabus (version 1) was approved 06 April 2009 by the Board of Studies at Faculty of Culture and Society.
The syllabus is valid from 19 January 2010.
Advancement in relation to the degree requirements
The course can normally be included in generell degree at advanced level.
Prerequisite courses for this course are: Passed courses: IM624E-The Research Field of IMER and IM625E-Theoretical Foundations of the IMER-field and IM626E-Theory of Science and Research Methodology.
Learning outcomesAfter finishing the course, the student:
- can show the ability to integrate knowledge critically and systematically, and to analyze, evaluate and handle complex issues and situations, even when in possession of limited information;
- can show the ability to independently postulate theses, within agreed timetables, on the basis of diverse scientific perspectives; as well as to identify the complexity of the issue and work, in line with strict scientific research procedure;
- can show the ability to demonstrate their acquired knowledge by means of an independent piece of work evidencing the ability to analyze and evaluate scientific information and
- can show the ability to communicate the results of their own work, and the results of others, both orally and in writing.
Course contentThe course content is in the form of a supervised project. Supervision is carried out on an individual as well as a group basis and includes seminar meetings.
Grading systemFail (U), Pass (G) or Pass with Distinction (VG).
Reading list and other mediaPrimary and secondary reading for the master thesis (one year) is selected in cooperation with the supervisor.
Course evaluationAll students are offered an opportunity to give oral or written feedback at the end of the course.