The student must prepare a Master’s thesis on a subject which
the student is free to select from within the framework of the
selected stream. Students within the cross-disciplinary generalist
stream are free to select their subject from within the framework
of the entire programme. The thesis subject, which must possess an
international and/or intercultural dimension, must be approved by
the study board.
The subject must be presented to the study board in the shape of a synopsis comprising substantiation of the relevance of the subject and of the theoretical and methodological points of departure, a description of the main structure and disposition considered, a preliminary bibliography and the choice of writing period/submission deadline.
Students who have chosen the specialisation in Arctic Studies must write their thesis within this area.
|Name of exam||Master's Thesis|
|Type of exam|
Written and oral examAn external combined oral and written examination in: Master’s Thesis.
The examination will be conducted as a dialogue between the student, the examiner and the external examiner on the basis of a Master’s thesis prepared by one or a number of students. The thesis must be no shorter than 35 pages, and must not exceed 70 pages per student, or 80 pages if the thesis is prepared by one individual student. An abstract in English of a minimum of one page and a maximum of two pages must be prepared. (the pages of this abstract are not included in the overall minimum and maximum page numbers stipulated for the Master’s thesis). Examination form: b. Normal duration of examination: 45 minutes, including voting and communication of grade, with motivation.
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||External examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Cross-Cultural Studies|
|Department||Department of Culture and Learning|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|