MGLU5212 - Master's Thesis in KRLE


New from the academic year 2021/2022

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master thesis
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

This course consists of the master thesis and a curriculum relevant to the individual thesis. Under supervision, the student will develop and complete a study documented through the master thesis. The student, in consultation with the supervisor, will determine the topic of the thesis. The topic may therefore vary from student to student. The student is also required to assemble an individual curriculum/reading list consisting of peer-reviewed research relevant to the/his/her thesis.

Learning outcome


The student

  • has specialized insight into a defined CREE-relevant field (the topic of the thesis)
  • has thorough knowledge about what is required from research papers in CREE-didactical research
  • has knowledge about reference standards for scientific texts in this field


The student

  • can analyze subject specific issues based on knowledge about/of the subject's distinctive character, its foundational values and history, and use such insights in teaching, research and development
  • can apply critical research-based professional knowledge in the exploration of new problem areas
  • can under supervision design and carry out a research project with relevance for CREE-didactic in line with current ethical norms for research
  • can carry out independent research projects/empirical research
  • can make an informed choice regarding methods for collection and analysis of data material
  • can analyze and critically scrutinize sources (research literature and data material) and apply them to conceptualize and formulate scientific reasoning

General competence

The student

  • can at an advanced level convey and communicate about subject specific issues related to the practice of the profession, and have digital competence relevant to the profession
  • can explain and present reasons for methodological choices related to research focus
  • can analyze relevant research questions related to the teaching of CREE in school
  • can convey results from extensive independent work and master the CREE-didactical language and genres
  • can contribute to innovative thinking and innovative processes in the CREE-subject in school

Learning methods and activities

Individual work and supervision as well as collective supervision seminars.

Further on evaluation

The master thesis is assessed. Grading system A-F.

The Master thesis is normally written as a monograph. The thesis is submitted individually or as joint work between two students. If the thesis is submitted as joint work, a document must be attached which describes the contribution of the individual candidate. This will normally involve individual assessment of the candidates.

Required previous knowledge

Completed MGLU1108/MGLU1508, MGLU2108/MGLU2508, MGLU3112/MGLU3512 (60 ECTS of CREE). The student is required to complete the FoU/RaD (Research and Development) thesis during his or her third year of teacher education.

Course materials

The list of curriculum is tentative. The complete reading list will be published on Blackboard (the digital learning platform) before the course begins.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Teacher Education
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 *
Spring ORD Master thesis 100/100 ALLE 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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