HMAB5001 - Scientific writing


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

The course will enable students to communicate,in writing, in a scientific manner and master this when a project should be communicated and published as a research result. For further qualification in academia there is a requirement for writing scientific articles. This is a necessary expertise since many good projects otherwise halt at the dissemination. Teaching in the course consists of scientific writing, scientific literature, scientific evaluation of literature and ranking of journals, use of references, publication ethics and the publication process.

Learning outcome

The student:
- Have a thorough knowledge of scientific writing in form of design and structure, clear and specific expressions, logical reasoning, theoretical basis, use of references, discussion and significance of results

The student:
- Writes a scientific essay according to scientific standards

General competence
The student:
- Design a scientific text according to scientific standards

Learning methods and activities

The course is organized as supervised selfstudy. Students choose their essay topic in consultation with the supervisor. A Learning platform will be used for communication and submission of assignments.

Further on evaluation

Postponed exam will be arranged for students who have failed or have legitimate absence.

Students who have failed applies revision and improvement of the failed paper. Students are entitled to one hour`s guidance.

Students who delivers for the first time (ex. legitimate absence at the ordinary exam) applies the same guidelines as the ordinary exam.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Movement and Occupational Science (HSMAB)

Required previous knowledge

There are no prerequisites beyond admission to the study program. The course is reserved for students who are admitted to the master program of activity and movement at the university.

Course materials

Syllabus will be published in Blackboard.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HVUT8024 7.5 01.08.2013
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Version: A
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science



Examination arrangement: Assignment

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 UTS 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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