Master’s thesis (2 semesters - 60 ECTS)


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

It is recommended that previous semesters have been followed.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The Master thesis is the last element of the scientific education, and thereby an opportunity to integrate and to deepen previously acquired skills and to display the ability to perform scientific work.

Learning objectives


Students who complete the module:

  • have knowledge, at the highest international level of research, of at least one of the areas: Signal processing and image analysis, Pattern recognition and decision support, Clinical information systems, Sensory-motor control and rehabilitation systems, and Physiologic modeling
  • are able to reflect on a scientific basis on this knowledge


  • are able to apply scientific methods and tools to research within the chosen area of knowledge
  • are able to evaluate and to choose scientific theories and methods and to identify scientific problems within the chosen area of research
  • are able to communicate problems, methods and results within the scientific area, in both oral and written form


  • are able to control situations that are complex, unpredictable and which require new solutions
  • 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 specialisation

Type of instruction

Project work.



Name of examMaster’s thesis (long project)
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a 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

Please contact the   programme student counsellors if you consider applying to the education and you have questions.

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Malene Møller Knudsen, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleSpeciale projekt (2 semestre - 60 ECTS)
Module codeSTIST11K4_2
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Biomedical Engineering and Informatics)
Study BoardStudy Board of Sports Science and Public Health
DepartmentDepartment of Health Science and Technology
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine