Syllabus for Wind Power - Bachelor's Thesis in Wind Power Project Management

Vindkraft - kandidatuppsats i vindkraftsprojektering

Syllabus

  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 1GV122
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Wind Power Project Management G2E

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle
    G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.

    Second cycle
    A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2016-03-10
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2018-08-30
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 30, 2019
  • Entry requirements: 75 credits in wind power project management including Wind Power Project Development, 7.5 credits, and Wind Power Planning and Economics, 7.5 credits.
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • account for theoretical knowledge within several topics concerning wind power project development
  • individually search for and in a critical manner interpret and compile relevant scientific or vocational literature
  • formulate questions , discuss and analyse a subject within wind power
  • account for research methods , written and orally, in a scientific manner
  • have good ability to work with text, present data (diagram, tables) and references etc. according to existing rules

Content

The course consists of a thesis work in Wind Power Project Management at a Bachelor's degree level. The student will work independently with question formulations and investigate a topic within wind energy by applying scientific research methods.

Instruction

This course is offered as a net-based course. A forum for discussion is available. The student receive personal feedback from the thesis supervisor.

Assessment

A written undergraduate thesis work in Swedish or in English with an oral presentation.

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.

Other directives

The course cannot be included in the same degree as 1GV063, Wind Power - Bachelor's Thesis in Energy Technology.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 30, 2019

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Davies, Martin Brett Doing a successful research project : using qualitative or quantitative methods

    New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

Part of the above literature is used in the course. Supplemental information and guidance will be provided by the thesis supervisor.