Supervision of master’s thesis

On the course you will learn about:

  • Supervisor types and supervision models: Insights from the research on thesis supervision in Denmark
  • Dialogue and types of feedback: Supervisor’s considerations and students’ needs
  • Practical tools in thesis supervision
  • CBS’ thesis rules from a supervisor’s perspective

The course consists of an online part and a class on campus.

Teaching assistants (authorized to supervise master’s theses)  and external lecturers will get 3.5 prophix hours registered after participation. Teaching & Learning will do the registration.


After participating in the course you will have:

  • Research-based knowledge about thesis supervision/Danish “vejledning”
  • Knowledge about the effect of supervision and vejledning for the students
  • Ability to choose the right kind of supervisor approach
  • Insight into the use of tools in supervision
  • Increased professional expertise in supervision

Target group

  • Everybody who supervises/is going to supervise master’s theses at CBS
  • This course is mandatory for external lecturers
  • Other master’s thesis supervisors who wish to learn more about thesis supervision are welcome.

APP Days

This course counts towards 1/2 APP days.

Dates and times

Online workshops (English)
Friday the 30th of September, 2022
9:00 AM – 12.30 AM.
Register HERE

Physical workshops (English):
Monday the 24th of October, 2022
1:00 PM – 04.30 PM.
Register HERE

Thursday, 25th of May 2023
13:00 – 16.30
Register HERE

Physical workshops (Danish):
Wednesday the 16th of November 2022
1 PM – 4.30 PM
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Friday, the 10th of February 2023
09.00 – 12.30
Register HERE


Vibeke Ankersborg