Master’s Thesis


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained on 1st – 3rd Semester of the MSc in Manufacturing Technology.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Be able to acquire new knowledge required to solve an industrial or scientific problem within manufacturing engineering and technology.


  • Be able to demonstrate engineering and/or scientific skills within the line of specialisation and to display their ability to perform engineering and/or scientific work.


  • Be able to work independently with a project on a specific problem within their field of interest on the highest possible level within their specialisation.

Type of instruction

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

Extent and expected workload

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



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

Additional information

The master thesis can be conducted as a long master thesis using both the 3rd and 4th semester. If choosing to do a long master thesis, it has to include experimental work and has to be approved by the study board. The amount of experimental work must reflect the allotted ECTS.

Facts about the module

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


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Manufacturing Technology)
Study BoardStudy Board of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science