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757A11 Master Thesis, 30 credits

Period:  201704 - 201723
Two face-face weeks on Campus Linköping, then internetbased.

First week on Campus Linköping v. 07, 13-17 februari 2017

Full time course


Course coordinator: Wera Grahn (wera.grahn@liu.se)

Administrator: Elisabeth Samuelsson (elisabeth.samuelsson@liu.se)


The course provides:

  • tools for critical and independent definition of a relevant research problem and knowledge for making analysis of it in a scholarly way, based on a project design that very well founded, which includes reflections on choice of theoretical frame work, methodological tools, ethical approaches, empirical material and collection methods;
  • specialized in-depth knowledge of the sub-field within which the master project is defined;
  • knowledge about relevant scholarly arguments can be formulated and how the more overarching role of research affects the society and individual responsibilities for how it is used;
  • knowledge about how to give constructive feedback when acting as an opponent.


The Master’s thesis is gradually examined in various steps during the writing process. The final Master’s thesis is examined and evaluated in a face-to-face seminar organized at campus. The seminar includes a peer-review procedure, where students comment and peer review the work of one another.
Detailed information about the examination can be found in the study guide.

Feedback to students:

Feedback is given on the learning platform Lisam (lisam.liu.se) and in class.



To apply: universityadmissions.se



Student Counselor

Ida Ekström ida.ekstrom@liu.se

Ida Ekström




Alma Persson




Elisabeth Samuelsson 




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Last updated: Fri Apr 21 10:58:13 CEST 2017