KULT3394 - Master's Thesis in Equality and Diversity


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master thesis
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Master thesis 100/100

Course content

The thesis should normally be between 20000-30000 words. It shall demonstrate the ability to carry out an independent scientific research project. The topic for the master's thesis is selected in consultation with a supervisor, and must be approved within the first semester.

Learning outcome

The thesis work is to carry out a research project, including formulation of research questions and how to gather and analyse the research material. He/she will also learn how to write scientific texts. The student will achieve competence to analyse socio-cultural phenomena and changes.

The candidate has knowledge of:

  • the development of research design and methodology of a limited research mission
  • is able to obtain and consider appropriate research material -can use theory and prepare relevant analysis strategies
  • has knowledge of research ethics guidelines

The candidate has skills in:

  • the ability to study a large portfolio of cases, analyse them and draw sound conclusions
  • a type of systematics and abstraction suitable for use in research work, innovation, education, work organisations and policy development

Learning methods and activities

Individual and group based supervision. Please see link for the numbers of hours of supervision eligible for your master's thesis:

Further on evaluation

An adjusting oral part is included in the assessment.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Equality and Diversity (MKKS)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the Master's programme in Equality and Diversity. To submit the thesis the students must have passed their exams in KULT3308, KULT3305, KULT3302, KULT3310, EiT/HiP, KULT3300 or equivalent.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Term no.: 3
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Gender Research
  • Cultural History
  • History
  • Social Studies
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Master thesis

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Master thesis 100/100



Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Master thesis 100/100



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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