During the fourth term of the LUMES programme the student is required to write and successfully defend a Master's thesis of 30 university credits. The thesis should be a synthesis of the knowledge and competences that the student has acquired during the three terms of course work and undergraduate studies. The work should develop the students' potential for professional work that places great demands on independence, or for research and development work by both developing the student's ability to independently integrate and use knowledge, and the student's ability to handle complex phenomena, issues and situations.
The thesis work should focus on a local, regional or global sustainability-related phenomenon or problem, and analyse it in relation to the different dimensions of long-term sustainable development. The work puts great demands on independence; during this period, each student has access to a qualified individual supervisor. The thesis will be defended in public at a final seminar with a qualified opponent.
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