Master’s Thesis


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Successful conclusion of the first three semesters. Exemptions can be given only by decision of the Study Board.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Demonstrate an overview and understanding of scientific literature related to the project


  • Select and apply relevant methods in relation to the project
  • Further develop scientific skills within the track and to display the ability to perform scientific work.
  • Integrate and to deepen previously acquired knowledge and skills.


  • Experience in identification and analysis of realistic and complex problems.
  • To apply and critically evaluate general scientific methods to solve specific problems.
  • To synthesize the results of a scientific project to new levels of scientific understanding.
  • Design a study with subsequent acquisition of data, processing of results, and discussion.



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 Helene Nørgaard, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleKandidatspeciale
Module codeMEDMS13K4_1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Clinical Medicine
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine