EDU3971 - Master Thesis in Arts Education


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master's thesis/Work/Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The master thesis is an independent scientific investigation into a subject chosen by the student him/herself.
Tutorials are an important component of the work on the thesis. They ensure that the student has the necessary skills and involve the supervision necessary when generating and analysing research material. Supervision is therefore a compulsory part of the studies.

Learning outcome

Through in-depth studies and independent research work under supervision the students will develop skills in and knowledge about systematic work guided by a research question within arts education with focus on teaching pedagogies.

Compulsory assignments

  • Tutorials
  • Final seminar with presentation of own thesis and oppostion to fellow student's thesis

Further on evaluation

The master thesis is assessed using letter grades that are adjusted through a test lecture and an oral test.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Educational Studies (MFAGD) - some programmes

Required previous knowledge

Required prerequisite knowledge is EDU3075 and LPY3006. All other courses in the programme of study must be successfully completed before the student can take an examination in EDU3971.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  45.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Aesthetic Studies
  • Pedagogical knowledge
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education



Examination arrangement: Master's thesis/Work/Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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