06 December 2019

Master's project

The master’s thesis is a research report written  at the end of the Master's degree in Headache Disorders.

The master's thesis must demonstrate the student's ability to formulate, analyze and process issues within a relevant, limited scientific subject in a qualified way.

It must be scientifically structured and be founded in theory and literature within Headache Disorders field. It must satisfy academic standards for publications and must be written in English.

The student will be assigned a supervisor from the Danish Headache Centre. Before starting the thesis project, the student and the supervisor will sign and submit a signed thesis contract.

The required length of a Masters thesis is 30-35 pages (1 page = approximately 2400 characters including spaces, font size 12 pt. line space 1.5) excluding the cover page, abstract, table of contents, acknowledgements, list of figures, references and annexes. In addition, the thesis must be furnished with an Abstract that summarizes the research question, the methods used, important findings a discussion if relevant and a conclusion.


Course details
Duration: 4 months, 5 days on campus
Dates: 23 February - 11 May 2022 (individual writing) and
14-18 June (campus)
Place: University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Course fee: EU/EEA citizens: 15,000 DKK
Non-EU/EEA citizens: 27,600 DKK
Level and credit: Master's project; 20 ECTS
Examination: 11 May 2022 (submission) and
14-18 June 2022 (oral exam)
Application deadline: Master of Headache Disorders: 1 May 2020
Admission: To be admitted, you must meet the admission criteria for Master of Headache Disorders 

The opening of the application period is announced via the programme newsletter.
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