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:
  • Revised: 2021-10-12
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2022
  • Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree in engineering, science or social science. Also required is 30 credits at Master's level in wind power project management. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6. 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

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

  • show a deep knowledge within the chosen field of Wind Power Project Management
  • search, interpret and compile relevant scientific literature
  • delimit a scientific problem, plan a scientific study of the problem, choose appropriate methods, carry out the study, interpret and evaluate the results, and, if applicable, present testable hypotheses to explain the observations
  • present the results in a clearly structured written report in correct language

Content

An independent project is carried out, where the knowledge achieved from earlier completed courses is applied. The assignment is guided by a supervisor and carried out in close connection to ongoing research or development projects.

To achieve the objectives the student should

  • define and investigate a scientific problem, interpret, evaluate and present (written and oral) the results
  • search, evaluate and compile information relevant for the project
  • participate actively in seminars and other relevant activities at the research program(s) or working site where the project is carried out.

Instruction

The course includes lectures and supervision. .The teaching is devised individually dependent on the direction of the project. Supervision is provided individually or in group.

Assessment

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

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

Before the course result is registered the report must be printed and registered in the database Diva.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2022

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

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.

Last modified: 2022-04-26