Master's Thesis


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have knowledge at the highest international level of research in a selected area of the field of electronic systems
  • have comprehension of research ethics


  • can argue for the relevance of the chosen problem and the technical connections in which it appears
  • can account for the scientific basis of the problem and possible methods to solve it, including delimitation of the problem and the applicability and impact of the chosen method to the solution
  • can analyze and describe the chosen problem applying relevant theories, methods and experimental data


  • able to communicate scientific problems in writing and orally to specialist and non-specialist, also using digital tools
  • able to control situations that are complex, unpredictable and which require new solutions, professional development and/or collaboration
  • are able to independently initiate and to perform collaboration within the discipline and interdisciplinary as well, and to take professional responsibility
  • are able to independently take responsibility for his or her own professional development and specialization, getting knowledge from different platforms, incl. digital platforms

Type of instruction

As described in §17



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 codeESNESK4P1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Electronic Systems)
Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design