ACIT5920 Master's Thesis, Phase 2 Emneplan

Engelsk emnenavn
Master's Thesis, Phase 2
Master's Degree Programme in Applied Computer and Information Technology
20 stp.


MT2 is dedicated to the project work, for example, development, data collection and analysis, depending on the specific projects. In addition to a written report, project status and the results achieved will be presented orally at an internal mini-conference affiliated with the programme.


Master¿s Thesis, Long - MT1 (Phase 1) must have been passed before the student can start work with MT2.


A student who has completed this course should have the following learning outcomes, defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


On successful completion of this course the student:

  • has specialized knowledge on the specific areas of their Master thesis


On successful completion of this course the student:

  • can plan and carry out limited research or development projects
  • can identify types and scopes of results which are required to ensure the claims and conclusions are scientifically valid
  • can reflect on the decisions made and their consequences for the project

General competence

On successful completion of this course the student:

  • can carry out projects according to a defined project plan
  • can carry out projects on the basis of a problem statement and defined research questions
  • can carry out comprehensive independent study


This is the first phase of their research where the student can focus entirely on development and getting results for their project.

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

The project plan, literature study, problem statement and research questions from MT1 (Phase 1) forms the basis for MT2. The work is carried out under the guidance of the supervisor appointed at the start of MT1.

Arbeidskrav og obligatoriske aktiviteter


Vurdering og eksamen

One individual report with recommended size of 5000-10000 words. This should be a suitable and qualified document  with systematically documented research, including research methodology, project results and ethical considerations, according to the project plan from Phase I.

The exam grade can be appealed.


New/postponed exam

In case of failed exam or legal absence, the student may apply for a new or postponed exam. New or postponed exams are offered within a reasonable time span following the regular exam. The student is responsible for applying for a new/postponed exam within the time limits set by OsloMet. The Regulations for new or postponed examinations are available in Regulations relating to studies and examinations at OsloMet.

Hjelpemidler ved eksamen

All aids are permitted.


Assessment is pass or fail.


Two internal examiners. External examiner is used periodically.


Professor Pedro Lind