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Master's Thesis

Information about layout, printing, submission and publication of your Master's thesis – as well as the Master's Project proposal guidelines.

Print and submit

First, you must submit a Project Proposal and Supervisor Agreement.

The Master's thesis must be submitted electronically as a PDF file in the digital exam platform used by NMH.

You have to design the Master's thesis frontpage yourself, and it must state the following information:

  1. Your name
  2. Title of thesis
  3. Semester and year (e.g. Autumn 2021)
  4. Name of institution

Single/double-sided page set-up is optional. Remember pagination.

Frontpage design: View and download NMH's official colours, fonts, logos etc. (in Norwegian at


Should you wish to print a copy for your own personal use, please submit the receipt for this to receive a refund for part of the expense.

Approval and publishing

After approval, the thesis will be published in NMH-Brage. All Master's theses submitted and approved at the Norwegian Academy of Music will be made available through this search engine.

Read in detail the course description for Master Project in your Prospectus.

Master's Project proposal guidelines

For: Music Performance.

Note that the project proposal requirements for Master with written thesis differ from the other Master of Music Performance options. Guidelines for the two different project proposals are listed below.

In need of help?

  1. If you need help with the layout of your thesis or reference style (e.g. APA), please contact NMH's library.
  2. If you find it difficult to design the front page of your thesis, please e-mail the Department of Communications.