SHUA11012U  Master's Thesis, Human Biology

Volume 2013/2014
Education
MSc Programme in Human Biology - compulsory
Content

Under the supervision of a researcher to critically acquire knowledge about scientific method and to apply such knowledge for the solution of a scientific problem of the student's own choice within the field of health science.

Learning Outcome

At the end of the course, the student shall be able to:

  • Select and process a well-defined and clear health science problem of research relevance
  • Convey the work in writing as well as orally at a high international academic level
  • Critically discuss, assess, conclude and put into perspective own and others' research results at a high international scientific level while including relevant literature
Approved completion of all 2nd semester course elements and passing of all 2nd semester exams:
Radioactive Isotopes and Ionizing Radiation
Human Patophysiology
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Clinical Rotation
Credit
50 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written assignment
Oral defence, 60 minutes
The master's thesis shall be prepared in accordance with the approved thesis agreement and shall correspond to approx. 50-60 A4 pages written in Times New Roman 12 points with line spacing set to 1.5 lines.

The master's thesis shall contain a summary not exceeding one A4 page. The summary shall sum up the thesis problem, the methods applied, the main results and, where relevant, also include a discussion and conclusion. The summary may be in Danish or English language. The summary forms part of the overall assessment of the master's thesis.

At the assessment of the master's thesis, both the academic contents and the student's ability to convey such contents shall be taken into consideration. The academic contents shall carry more weight during the assessment.

The oral 60-minute exam consisting of 25 minutes of oral presentation of the master's thesis using AV equipment followed by 30 minutes of scientific discussion focussing on the issues of the thesis.
Aid
All aids allowed
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
External censorship
Criteria for exam assesment

To achieve the maximum grade of 12, the student shall be able to:

  • Select and process a well-defined and clear health science problem of research relevance
  • Convey the work in writing as well as orally at a high international academic level
  • Critically discuss, assess, conclude and put into perspective own and others' research results at a high international scientific level while including relevant literature
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Project work
  • 1314
  • Guidance
  • 60
  • Exam
  • 1
  • Total
  • 1375