Degree project - Master’s Thesis, 45 credits (TQXX40)

Examensarbete, 45 hp

Main field of study

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Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6MECO Ecology and the Environment, Master's programme 3 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 -, -, -, - English Ortsoberoende o/v
6MPRO Protein Science, Master's programme (Internal) 3 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 -, -, - Swedish/English Ortsoberoende o/v
6METH Applied Ethology and Animal Biology, Master's programme 3 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 -, -, -, - English Ortsoberoende o/v
6MKOS Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry, Master's programme 3 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 -, -, - English Ortsoberoende o/v

Main field of study

see special list

Course level

First cycle

Course offered for

  • Ecology and the Environment, Master's programme
  • Protein Science, Master's programme
  • Applied Ethology and Animal Biology, Master's programme
  • Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry, Master's programme

Entry requirements

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

Prerequisites

Admitted to the master's programme. Required to start the degree project requires at least 35 credits from courses within the programme, including 24 credits on advanced level in the main field.The courses must be completed.
Auscultation may be made from term 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.

Intended learning outcomes

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

 

Course content

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

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of a independent work. Each student / group of students is appointed a tutor and examiner.

Examination

UPG1Planning reportU, G6 credits
UPG2Field/laboratory/theoretical work and analysis and midway assessmentU, G15 credits
UPG3Written report, oral presentation and reflection documentU, G22 credits
OPPOOppositionU, G1.5 credits
AUSKAttendance at three thesis presentationsD0.5 credits

The written report must be ready for publication including an individual 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

Grades

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Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 0 h
Recommended self-study hours: 1200 h

Course literature

Bestäms individuellt för varje student i samråd med examinator och handledare
Bestäms individuellt för varje student i samråd med examinator och handledare
UPG1 Planning report U, G 6 credits
UPG2 Field/laboratory/theoretical work and analysis and midway assessment U, G 15 credits
UPG3 Written report, oral presentation and reflection document U, G 22 credits
OPPO Opposition U, G 1.5 credits
AUSK Attendance at three thesis presentations D 0.5 credits

The written report must be ready for publication including an individual 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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