Facts about the course

ECTS Credits:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Berit Irene Helgheim
Lecture Semester:
Spring, Autumn
Teaching language:
½ year

LOG904-101 Research Design (Autumn 2019)

About the course

Mandatory for MSc Logistics

Framework or appropriate plan for a study (research) used for formulating research problems, administration of data and analysis.

Learning objectives:

  • Improve your ability to formulate and structure a research problem for your master thesis
  • To ensure that your study is relevant to the research problem
  • To ensure that the study use relevant and economical procedures
  • To learn more about research methods and data collection methods

Professor Buvik gives introduction lectures to the course based on long experiences in advising Master students and PHD students.

Professor Thorstenson goes more specifically into research opportunities and research methods in quantitative logistics.

The library will instruct students about literature search, and several research projects will be presented by the college staff.

The course is connected to the following study programs

Reduction of Credits

This course’s contents overlap with the following courses. A reduction of credits will occur if one of these courses is taken in addition:

Course Reduction of Credits
LOG951 – Master's Degree Thesis 2.5


  • Form of assessment: Home assessment
  • Proportion: 100%
  • Duration: -
  • Grouping: Individual
  • Grading scale: Pass/fail
  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material
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