Master’s Thesis


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The course module adds to integrated design knowledge obtained in 1st semester of the Master’s program in Urban Design engineering. Therefore, the student is recommended to have knowledge, skills and competencies within the urban design and engineering field corresponding to the completion of the MSc01 - MSc03 level at the Urban Design Engineering education.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives


  • Must be able to account for relevant mobilities-related knowledge, methods and theories within the chosen topic
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of awareness regarding main theories, methods, experiments, tests and models within the field of mobilities
  • Must be able to give a satisfactory account of scientific validation methods and the type of data used for the presented work


  • Must demonstrate the ability to independently investigate a topic within the field of mobilities
  • Must demonstrate the ability to select and apply the appropriate methods, techniques and tools for analysing problems, users, technologies, constructions, competitors, markets, products, strategies and companies
  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate in a professional manner


  • Must achieve a high degree of integration of appropriate aspects of the topic of choice, in a theoretical, methodological and analytical sense within the broad field of mobilities
  • Must be able to plan, conduct, reflect and communicate on processes connected to a relevant topic within mobilities using a wide range of theories, methods and tools
  • Must be able to evaluate and put into perspective the investigated topic in relation to its feasibility, market potential and prospects for further development

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed in § 17; Structure and contents of the programme.



Name of examMaster’s Thesis
Type of exam
Master's thesis/final project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleKandidatspeciale
Module codeAODMM4K201
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture and Design
DepartmentDepartment of Architecture, Design and Media Technology
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design