Study Guide@lith

Linköping Institute of Technology

Valid for year : 2017
TQxx30 Degree project - MasterÔ?Ts Thesis, 30 ECTS credits.



Prel. scheduled hours:
Rec. self-study hours: 800

  Area of Education:

Main field of studies: see special list

  Advancement level (G1, G2, A): A

Knowledge of underlying sciences
The student is expected to demonstrate ability to:
  • systematically integrate knowledge acquired during the studies
  • demonstrate substanially deepened knowledge of methodology as well as knowledge of the subject area within the main field of study
  • assimilate the contents of the relevant literature and relate their work to this
Personal and professional skills
The student is expected to demonstate ability to:
  • plan, implement and document an independent degree project
  • formulate issues, plan and carry out advanced tasks within specified time limits
  • find and evaluate scientific literature
Teamwork and Communication
The student is expected to demonstrate ability to:
  • clearly present and discuss conclusions on the degree project in writing and orally
  • critically examine and oppose on another student┬┤s degree project
CDIO Science/Scientific
The student is expected to demonstrated ability to:
  • create, analyze and/or assess scientific issues in theories and methods
  • make assessments with regard to relevant ethical and societal aspects, such as economically, socially and ecologically sustainable development.

Prerequisites: (valid for students admitted to programmes within which the course is offered)
Admission to masterÔ?Ts programme. In addition, to be qualified to conduct a degree project the student must have completed at least 60 credits from courses within the programme, of which 30 credits must be at the advanced (graduate) level within the main field of study.
Attendance at thesis presentations may be carried out from the first semester of the masterÔ?Ts programme and is recorded in the course code TEXMAS until the thesis can be registered.

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshhold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

The course consists of an independent degree project. Each student/group of students is appointed a supervisor and an examiner. The degree project is the final step before graduation.

Course contents:
Determined individually for each student in consultation with the examiner and supervisor. Work should be performed in the main field of study.

Course literature:
Determined individually for each student in consultation with the examiner and supervisor

Planning report, midway assessment, written report, oral presentation and reflection document
Attendance at three thesis presentations
1,5 ECTS
0,5 ECTS
Only degree projects at a level equal to or higher than that of your personal degree project can be selected for opposition and thesis presentation attendance.
The written report should consist of a manuscript ready for publication together with an individual document regarding the completed degree project.
The student must oppose at least one degree project.
The course is graded Pass/Fail.

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Course Syllabus in Swedish

Linköping Institute of Technology


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Last updated: 10/25/2016