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Valid for year : 2011
TQxx30 Degree project - Master’s Thesis, 30 ECTS credits.



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

  Area of Education:

Main field of studies:

  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
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)
Admitted to the master's programme. Starting the degree project requires at least 60 credits from courses within the programme, including 30 credits on advanced level in the main field. The courses must be completed.
Attendance at thesis presentation may be carried out from semester 1 in the master’s programme. Registration should be made on the course code TEXMAS.
The thesis is placed in the last semester of the programme.

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 shoudl 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 must be ready for publication including a document of reflections made on the completed project process.
The student must oppose on at least one degree project.
The course i graded Pass/Fail

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Linköping Institute of Technology

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