Master's Project


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The Master's project builds on knowledge obtained during semesters 1-3.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Through interdisciplinary collaboration, digital health innovation is analysed and developed based on a scientific and/or practical problem. 

Learning objectives


  • Understand the factors that influence the design, development and implementation of digital health solutions in the healthcare sector.  

  • Explain the use of digital health solutions in a concrete organizational context through insight into different methods. 


  • Identify a scientific or authentic problem through relevant empirical evidence.  

  • Identify and apply a relevant study design and method(s) in relation to identified scientific or authentic issues in relation to digital health. 

  • Critically apply relevant scientific methods and tools. 

  • Communicate the contribution of the student's own work relative to established knowledge in the specific research field  

  • Discuss the results of the project work, reflecting upon the quality of the work, i.e. limitation, boundary conditions, implications of the methods used. 


  • Demonstrate ability to assess, and contribute with, solutions to digital health issues based on scientific work.  

  • Discuss own contributions and results in relation to existing knowledge about design, development and implementation of a solution to a digital health challenge.  

  • Assess and reflect on the choice of methods in the project work in relation to the project's results. 

  • Able to independently take responsibility for own professional development and specialization. 

  • Able to independently initiate and facilitate collaboration within digital health and appoint relevant partners. 

  • Be able to navigate and control complex, unpredictable situations that require adaptation and innovation. 

Type of instruction

In semester 4, the Master Project is the only study activity. In this problem-based project the students will analyze a focused scientific and/or practical problem and develop a solution that addresses the identified problem. 

The results of the project work should be documented in a project report or a scientific paper. The project can be carried out in teams of up to 3 participants.



Name of examMaster's Project
Type of exam
Master's thesis/final project
Permitted aidsSee semester description
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 titleMasterprojekt
Module codeSOTDH24M4_1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Digital Health
Study BoardStudy Board of Health and Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Health Science and Technology
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine