MGLU5202 - Master Thesis in Norwegian L1 Education


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master Thesis
Grade: Letter grades

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

Learning outcome


The student

  • has advanced, specialized knowledge within a spesific area in Norwegian didactics
  • has in-depth knowledge of key challenges based on the subject area's research, history, traditions, uniqueness and place in society
  • has in-depth knowledge of the design of a subject relevant research project
  • has in-depth knowledge of what is required of scientific texts in Norwegian didactics
  • has knowledge of scientific reference standards


The student

  • can, under supervision, design and carry out a research project in line with current research ethics norms
  • can assess and discuss relevant Norwegian didactic research in an independent manner
  • can familiarize himself/herself with theory and research literature that is relevant to conducting research within a limited area in Norwegian didactics
  • can analyze and interpret data in light of theory
  • can relate critically to different sources of knowledge
  • can refer to sources of information according to recognized standards

General competence

The student

  • can apply professional knowledge to design research projects that respond to relevant Norwegian didactic issues
  • can convey independent research work using the professional language of Norwegian didactics
  • can communicate issues, empirical analyzes and conclusions within the field of Norwegian didactics to subject specialists and teachers
  • can use experience from own research to take a leading role in the development of Norwegian in school

Learning methods and activities

Independent work with supervision (individually and in groups)

Further on evaluation

Master's thesis

The master's thesis is written in monograph form. The assignment is delivered individually or as a joint project for two students. If the thesis is submitted as joint work, a document describing the individual candidate's contribution must be attached. This will involve individual assessment of the candidates. When co-writing, the master's thesis is expected to be about 50% longer than with individual work.

Specific conditions

Required previous knowledge

Passed Norwegian 1 and Norwegian 2 (total 60 credits) or equivalent.

Course materials

Individual self-chosen syllabus

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Teacher Education
  • Old Norse
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


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
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