MAS412 Research project (15 ECTS)
The project aims to provide the student with the opportunity to study a topic within a research area where The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences has expertise. The student is expected to use original literature to discuss a research topic in the essay.
After the course, the student shall be able to
- formulate a scientific question and work independently to find literature and structure an essay.
- produce a written academic text in English that portrays the topic in a scientific and logical fashion.
Learning styles and activities
The topic and research question of the essay must be approved by a supervisor. The essay will be a literature study and/or a study based on lab work with research data analysis to answer a scientific question.
Each student will be given 6 hours of guidance by a supervisor.
Individual written essay of a maximum of 12000 words not included the table of contents, reference list and possible attachments.
The essay will be graded pass-fail.
The student is expected to find approximately 1000 pages of scientific literature in cooperation with a supervisor.