HM502313 - Master thesis for the master in advanced clinical nursing - the critically ill


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master Thesis
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Master Thesis 100/100 1 semesters A

Course content

The research process
- Developing and formulating research questions
- The various stages of the research process
- Development of a scientific article
- Presentation of research
- Participation in scientific networks

More information about the thesis is given in the Guidelines for the Master's Thesis at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Learning outcome

Learning outcome - Knowledge:
- has advanced knowledge regarding research in his / her professional field
- has insight in theoretical frameworks and perspectives related to science
- has insight regarding ethical issues in research
- can contribute to the development of new knowledge within his / her own professional field

Leaarning outcome - Skills:
- can formulate relevant questions that lend themselves to research and developmental projects
- can select relevant research methods suitable for different research questions
- can present his / her own research in accordance with guidelines for academic writing
- can analyze complex professional issues
- can present knowledge in relation to his / her own research

Learning outcome - Competence:
- can plan, organize, carry out and present a scientific work with the support of qualified supervision and guidance
- can present his / her own research in accordance with guidelines regarding scientific articles
- can identify areas within the health care system where knowledge is lacking
- can carry out a scientific project according to relevant ethical guidelines
- can participate in an academic discourse in nationale and internationale forums, regarding his / her own professional field

Learning methods and activities

Pedagogiske metoder:
The students work regarding his / her master thesis will be a parallell process to the students attending Subject 5 HM502113: Participation, quality of health care and professional qualification and Subject 6 HM502213: Research methods, design and science theory for the master in advanced clinical nursing - the critically ill. The lectures will be organized as seminars where the student will present his / her work regarding the master thesis, and where he / she will receive guidance / feedback from one or several teachers and fellow students. In addition to this there will be individual guidance. 

Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:


Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Advanced Clinical Nursing - the Critically ill (870AKS)
Advanced Clinical Nursing - the Critically ill (871AKD)

Required previous knowledge

The student must be admitted to the 870AKS/871AKS Master in advanced clinical nursing and have completed and passed courses corresponding to 60 credits included in the master program.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Health Science


Examination arrangement: Master Thesis

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Master Thesis (1) 100/100 A





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Master Thesis 100/100 A





Room Building Number of candidates
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