Study Guide@lith

Linköping Institute of Technology

Valid for year : 2016
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:
  • systematically integrate knowledge acquired during the studies
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, including both broad knowledge in the field and substantially deeper knowledge. Demonstrate deeper methodological knowledge in the main field of study.
  • be able to assimilate the contents of the relevant literature and relate their work to this
Personal and professional skills
The student is expected to:
  • plan, implement and document an independent degree project
  • formulate issues, plan and carry out advanced tasks within specified time limits
  • find and evaluate 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:
  • be able to create, analyze and/or assess scientific issues in theories and methods

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 presentation may be carried out from the first semester of the masterÔ?Ts programme and is recorded in the course code TEXMAS until registration of the masterÔ?Ts thesis can be made.
The degree project takes place in the last semester of the programme curriculum.

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 work. Each student / group of students is appointed a supervisor and an examiner.

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

Written report, oral presentation and reflection document
Attendance at thesis presentation
1,5 ECTS
0,5 ECTS
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: 05/25/2016