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2012/2013  KAN-CBL_THES  Master's thesis

English Title
Master's thesis

Course information

Language English
Type Mandatory
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Course period Spring
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Study board
Study Board for BSc og MSc in Business, Language and Culture, BSc
Course coordinator
  • Birgitte Hertz - Studiesekretariaterne
Main Category of the Course
  • Globalization, International Business, markets and studies
  • Language and Intercultural Studies
Last updated on 23-10-2012
Learning objectives
The subject of the thesis has to be a defined international and /or intercultural issue relevant to companies and organizations.
The learning objectives are:

After having completed the Master’s thesis, students should be able to
  • Demonstrate ability to independently produce a qualified piece of research applying relevant methods and theories
  • Formulate a research question that steers and structures the research process
  • Explain and evaluate the choice of methodology used to answer the research question
  • Explain and evaluate the choice of theory used to answer the research question
  • Select and process primary and secondary sources used as documentation in the analysis
  • Discuss the quality of these sources, including their appropriateness in terms of providing answers to the research question
  • Explain and evaluate the overall correlations between: the research question, the selection and use of theory, the collection and character of empirical data, the analysis, the conclusion, and the generalizability of the findings
  • Document in-depth knowledge of the subject of the thesis, including the corporate, societal and cultural conditions and circumstances in which it is embedded
  • Discuss the findings of the thesis in the overall perspective of the philosophies of the human and social sciences
Master's Thesis:
Type of test Oral with Written Assignment
Marking scale 7-step scale
Second examiner External examiner
Exam period Summer Term
Aids Please, see the detailed regulations below
Duration Please, see the detailed regulations below
1.Topic delimitation must be approved by the programme director prior to receiving guidance. At the same time a deadline for submission must be set.
2.The thesis must be of a maximum of 80 pages for one student and 120 pages for 2wo students.There is no set minimum requirement
3. A 1-2 page abstract must be appended to the thesis.
1. The examination for one students is one hour, for two students it is a 1½ hour group examination.

2. One grade acording to the 7 point scale is given, reflecting an overall evaluation of the written thesis, the abstract, and the oral performance.
for more information on the assessment criterias go to MscBLC study home page and read the Master's Thesis guidelines.
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Last updated on 23-10-2012