NATRBI3900 - Master Thesis in Natural Resources Management - Biology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master thesis
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

A project description describing the scope and focus area of the thesis project, should be prepared in collaboration with the supervisor. 

Learning methods and activities

All students doing their master's thesis at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, should conclude an agreement regarding counselling. The master agreement, with attached project description and risk assessment, should be handed in by the 20th of January the first year of your Masters, unless otherwise agreed with the Department.  

The standard contact period with the supervisor(s) is 50 hours, which is the standard for a masters thesis of 60 credits. 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. 

Further on evaluation

The ordinary deadline for submission of the thesis is 15th of May, unless otherwise agreed with the Department.  

The oral defense of the thesis project consists of a presentation and a discussion. Oral presentation of max. 30 min. Questions and discussion related to the presentation and thesis usually have a duration of 60 min.  

Permitted examination aids are to be determined in cooperation with your supervisor. 

National regulations have been established for evaluation of Master’s theses within the STEM fields. All masters theses delivered after 01.04.2014, are to be evaluated in line with these regulations. The regulations are described here

Normal rules apply for appealing the grade. A new oral defense is only arranged if the new examiners disagree with the grade given in the original evaluation.  

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Natural Resources Management (MSNARM)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  60.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Biology
  • Enviromental Management
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Biology


Examination arrangement: Master thesis

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Master thesis 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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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