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Iver Bragelien, Associate Professor Karen M. Olsen, Professor Sissel Hafstad, Library Director Marianne Eskeland, Office of Academic and Student Affairs.

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1 Iver Bragelien, Associate Professor Karen M. Olsen, Professor Sissel Hafstad, Library Director Marianne Eskeland, Office of Academic and Student Affairs Information meeting about independent work / master thesis January, 22nd 2015

2 2 About master thesis - Iver Bragelien Practical matters - Marianne Eskeland Advice from the faculty on the writing process - Karen M. Olsen What can the library do for you during the writing process? - Sissel Hafstad Guests on topics - Aksel Mjøs, Finans Bergen - Tor W. Andreassen, CSI - Inger G. Stensaker, FOCUS Today’s agenda

3 Useful web pages Student Pages - Thesis: The main rule is that you have to write your master thesis with one other student. - If you have different main profiles, both profiles must be satisfied by the thesis (ask advisor or relevant profile coordinators if in doubt) - Students that need or want to work alone, must apply to the Examination Office and receive pre-approval How and when to cite sources and references. Avoid doubt about plagiarism! Grading is on the scale A-F; set by external sensor and advisor together 3 PreparationsThe Writing ProcessSubmission Application for a Thesis Advisor Registration Guidelines for students that wish to apply for writing their master thesis alone Choosing a Topic Progress Useful Aids Sources and References Thesis Suggestions for Company Cooperation Deadlines Formal Thesis Requirements Submission and Grades Thesis cover page for Double degree students

4 4 Deadlines February 15th / Application for writing the master thesis alone September 15thhttp://L2W.no/8if1http://L2W.no/8if1 March 15th / Application for supervisor October 15 th: (All should apply) September 1st /Register for Thesis (like signing up for February 1st:an exam) at student web as ”xxxTHE” where xxx is your major’s abbreviation, e.g. STR or BUS December 20th/Deadline for submission of thesis June 20th:

5 Electronic publishing Your thesis can be made available for all through electronic publishing If you do not want to publish it you do not sign the agreement when you submit your thesis Information Library – homepage: 5

6 6 Submission of thesis Three copies – to the Information Centre (hardcover or booklets) + Electronic submission (by midnight the same day) as PDF file:

7 Questions?


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