Master’s Thesis


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to the knowledge obtained in 1st – 3rd Semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Demonstrate overview and deep knowledge regarding the chosen subject of relevancy to innovation and/or entrepreneurship.


  • The student must be able to analyse a need or problem using various advanced theoretical perspectives related to the choice of specialization.
  • The student must be able to critically identify possible conceptual solutions or development directions using theory and to contribute to the implementation of such solutions.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills.


  • Contribute to the development of a conceptual solution by synthesizing innovation and/or entrepreneurship theories with empirical insight.
  • Critically evaluate her/his own analysis and solutions.
  • Contribute to the continuous development or enrichment of theories of entrepreneurship and/or innovation.

Type of instruction

Since it is a 30 ECTS course module the expected workload is 900 hours for the student.

Extent and expected workload

In this module, the Master’s Thesis is carried out. The module constitutes independent project work and concludes the programme. Within the approved topic, the Master’s Thesis must document that the level of the programme has been attained.



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 codeM-EE-K4-1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Technology (Entrepreneurial Business Engineering)
Study BoardStudy Board of Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science