The Master’s Thesis is an individual project to be carried out in the final semester of the Master programme. The project will demonstrate the student’s ability to perform a research project with the intention of providing new knowledge, as described in the Course description IMT4904.
The Master programmes which include the IMT4904 Master thesis are: Information Security (MIS), Media Technology (MMT) / Applied Computer Science (MACS) and User Sentered Media Design / Interaction Design (MIXD).
Master Thesis Agreement: To be able to hand in the thesis this year it is compulsory to sign and hand in the Agreement (signed by student and supervisor) by January 20th. For students on indivudual/part time education plan who will carry out the project in Autumn semester, the Agreement has to be handed in within June 20th.
Seminars/Workshops: During the master thesis semester, the faculty will invite the students to participate in 2 seminars/workshops. The seminars are not mandatory, but strongly recommended. Seminar topics: Literature and project planning, academic writing etc. Course in making a good presentation, report details, handing in routines etc.
The seminars are usually in the first week of January, March/April (or September/part time students). The students registered will find the seminar agenda in "Fronter" (GUCs Learning Management System).
Thesis abstracts: The preliminar abstracts will be published as soon as possible after students registration and approval of the Master Thesis Agreement.
Oral presentation: Students will present their final master projects in June or December. The oral presentations are public, and annoncement will be made in HIG/GUC calendar.
Other information: When students fullfill semesterregistration (IMT4904) they will get access to Fronter for more details, hand-in information and deadlines. Questions? Please ask the Facultys coordinator for the master thesis semester Hilde Bakke ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).
For information about the writing of master thesis, please read HiG´s general guidelines for bachelor/master theses .
The Facultys (IMTs) guidelines and templates for the Master's Thesis (IMT4904)
In addition to the HIG/GUC general guidelines, the faculty/IMT has prepared complementary guidelines and advices
Pre-defined templates for use in LaTeX can be downloaded from the link below. The template will be updated frequently on the basis of input from users.
- HiG-logo (can replace the eps-logo in the template)
- Template frontpage report - information security (InDesign)
- Template frontpage report - applied computer science (InDesign)
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