Course - Master Thesis in English - MGLU5207
MGLU5207 - Master Thesis in English
New from the academic year 2021/2022
Examination arrangement: Master Thesis
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This course consists of the master’s thesis. Under supervision, students will design and complete a research project documented through a written master’s thesis. The theme for the assignment is decided by the student in consultation with the supervisor and will therefore vary from student to student. Up to two students can collaborate on data collection but there must be individual research questions and individual master theses.
- has advanced, specialized knowledge within a specific area of English language, literature, culture and subject didactics
- has thorough knowledge of the requirements of an academic text
- has knowledge of reference standards for academic texts
- can write English precisely and effectively to generate an academic text
- can, under supervision, design and complete a research project that conforms to current research ethics
- can critically apply relevant theoretical approaches and previous research based on the needs of the profession and to identify new areas of research in the field
- can analyse and apply relevant research methods for English language, literature, culture and subject didactics independently
- can identify and critically assess various sources of information
- can refer to sources according to recognized standards in the field
- can familiarize oneself with literature relevant to conducting research within the specific area of English language, literature, culture and subject didactics
- can disseminate extensive independent research work within the subject area and master the language of research in the field
- can communicate about research questions, scientific positioning, analyses, results in the field
- can contribute to the development of English as a subject in schools
- can apply knowledge to find answers to relevant issues within the subject area
- can disseminate research within the subject area to specialists and teachers
Learning methods and activities
Individual work with individual supervision or supervision in small groups. Group seminars to discuss work in progress and master student conference.
- Obligatory course work according to course description
Further on evaluation
- Individual oral presentation of student's own research project.
- Obligatory attendance for group seminars.
Obligatory coursework will be evaluated as Approved/Not Approved. All obligatory coursework must be approved in order to submit the thesis.
Individual Master's thesis. The thesis normally has the format of a monograph. Two students can collaborate on data collection but there must be individual research questions and theses. The master’s thesis is assessed by one internal and one external examiners. New and postponed exams are conducted in accordance with current NTNU study regulations
Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1-7 (MGLU1-7)
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 5-10 (MGLU5-10)
Required previous knowledge
Passed English 1 (30 credits) and English 2 (30 credits) or equivalent. Passed FoU assignment in the third year of Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1-7 or 5-10
Course materials and information about the running of the course will be posted on the digital learning platform.
Credits: 30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: SPRING 2022
Language of instruction: English
- Teacher Education
Examination arrangement: Master Thesis
- Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
- Spring ORD Master Thesis 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.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"