Master’s studies

Syllabus for Degree Project in Wind Power Project Management

Examensarbete i vindkraftsprojektering

Syllabus

  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 1GV143
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Wind Power Project Management A1E
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G).
  • Established: 2016-03-10
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Revised: 2016-11-08
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 30, 2017
  • Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be within engineering, science or social science. Also required is 30 credits at Master's level in wind power project management. The course is only available after completion of for the degree course required courses at Master's level. Admission requires a project plan accepted by the department.
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Learning outcomes

After having passed the course the student should be able to:

  • Identify a research question where new knowledge or new application of existing knowledge will be developed
  • Find and describe relevant literature for this research question
  • Argue for a choice of theory and methodology, and apply the theory and methodology to find an answer to the research question
  • Discuss, conclude and put into perspective the results in relation to theory and empiricism, while demonstrating critical thinking concerning the chosen methodology
  • Report findings in the Master's Thesis in a structured, comprehensive, concise and clear way, and in such a way that the work could be repeated by others in the field
  • Present the results in correct language, both written and orally for different target groups.

Content

Design of research question for the Master's Thesis, literature review, quantitative and qualitative data collection, interpretation, analysis and documentation of findings.

Instruction

Lectures and supervision. The student performs independent research and report writing.

Assessment

To pass, a passed oral and written presentation of the degree project is required.

Reading list

Applies from: week 30, 2017

Chad Perry. A Structured Approach to Presenting PhD Theses: Notes for Candidates and Their Supervisors. ANZ Doctoral Consortium, University of Sydney, February 1994, Additional literature is individual for each student and depends on the research subject.