Master’s Thesis


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Knowledge, skills and competences corresponding to 1st, 2nd and 3rd semester of the Master’s programme in Sports Technology. All exams from semesters 1, 2 and 3 must be passed.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The Master’s thesis is the last element of the scientific education, with the aim to integrate and/or deepen previously acquired skills and to display the ability to perform scientific work.

Learning objectives


  • Have knowledge of instrumentation and physical performance as well as interplay between athlete and equipment at the highest international level of research
  • Can to reflect on this knowledge on a scientific basis


  • Can critically apply scientific methods and tools to research within the chosen area of knowledge
  • Can evaluate and to choose scientific theories and methods and to identify scientific problems within the chosen area of research
  • Can communicate problems, methods and results within the scientific area, in both oral and written form


  • Can choose technologies, record, analyze and critically evaluate real and simulation results in relation to physical performance
  • Can independently initiate and to perform collaboration within the discipline and interdisciplinary as well, and to take professional responsibility
  • Can independently take responsibility for their own professional development and specialization



Name of examMaster’s Thesis
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Please contact the   programme student counsellors if you consider applying to the education and you have questions.

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Malene Møller Knudsen, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleKandidatspeciale
Module codeSTIIDT15K4_1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardBoard of studies of Sports Science and Public Health
DepartmentDepartment of Health Science and Technology
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine