MOL4901 - Master's Thesis in Nanotechnology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master thesis
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

The master's thesis is a project work that gives 30 credits. The project will usually be part of an ongoing research project related to nanomedicine / nanotechnology at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Emphasize will be on learning to work systematically within the field of research, and that the student learns to aquire detailed knowledge within the field with the use of literature and practical work.

Learning outcome

After completing the course, the student should

  • know how to formulate a precise research problem
  • be able to scientifically test and answer a research problem
  • have skills in preparing and analyzing study data
  • know how to present a research problem and discuss the results critically by use of relevant scientific literature
  • have skills in preparing the results in a scientific format with sound language an precise statements
  • describe a scientific work in a clearly written report (master thesis)

Learning methods and activities

All students doing their master's thesis should conclude an agreement regarding counselling. This is done via the electronic form in Sharepoint. The standard contact period with the supervisor/-s is 25 hours. Any contact between supervisor/-s and student beyond this, depends on the supervisor/-s choice of supervision methodology. It is expected that the student works independently beyond the standard contact period. A national regulation for assessment of thesis in MST subjects has been introduced. Every thesis submitted as of 01/04/2014 will be graded according to this regulation. The regulations are described on the following website: Additional information can be found on this website (Norwegian only):

Further on evaluation

Uses The Department of Physics', at NTNU, procedures for submission.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Nanotechnology (MTNANO)

Required previous knowledge

The course is part of the masters program in nano technology (MTNANO). Requires approved / completed 9 semesters on the study program Nanotechnology, including a specialization project of 15 sp in the 9th semester.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Medical Technology
  • Medicine
  • Nanotechnology
Contact information


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.

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