TAF510 - Master Thesis in Technology Management


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

The thesis must satisfy requirements of relevance and is expected to acquire new knowledge that targets specific goals or applications.

The student formulates a problem for the master thesis.

Learning outcome

The candidate:
- Has deep insight into the issue raised in the master thesis.
- Has advanced insight into theory relevant to the problem.
- Has insight into the research method necessary to analyse the research question.

The candidate:
- Can formulate a problem, search for and review relevant literature, choose analysis method, possibly design an empirical study and present empirical studies, conduct analyses and draw conclusions.
- Can plan and carry out a major investigation work within given time and resource frameworks.

General competence
The candidate:
- Can carry out an independent, limited research project under supervision in line with current research ethical norms.

Learning methods and activities

The master thesis should be an independent work under supervision.
Allotment of supervisor will take place in October 3rd semester. The master thesis is written alone or with a fellow student (ie max 2 students).

Further on evaluation

If there are special causes (e.g. illness), students may apply for postponement until 31 August the same following year.

The course is only available to students who have the right to study at the Master's program in Technology Management at NTNU Business School.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Management of Technology (ØAMLT)

Required previous knowledge

Examination in compulsory subjects must be passed by the registration deadline. TØS410, BSOL4610, TSOL410, TMF410, TIF410, TMET410 og BSOL4620.

Course materials

No speicific curriculum.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 3
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Term no.: 4
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
NTNU Business School



Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Summer UTS Thesis 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Thesis 100/100

Release 2021-05-15

Submission 2021-05-27

Release 08:00

Submission 14:00

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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