Syllabus for Degree Project in Wind Power Project Management

Examensarbete i vindkraftsprojektering

Syllabus

  • 30 credits
  • Course code: 1GV162
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Wind Power Project Management A2E
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2018-03-08
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2021-10-12
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Spring 2023
  • Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree in engineering, science or social science. Also required is 60 credits at Master's level in wind power project management including Scientific Methods in Wind Power Project Management, 10 credits. 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 and in a critical way interpret and compile relevant scientific literature
  • in a creative way delimit a scientific problem, plan a scientific study, choose appropriate methods, carry out the study, interpret and evaluate the results and, if applicable, generate falsifiable a hypotheses to explain the observations, all within given time frames
  • present the results in a clearly structured written report in correct language and for different target groups both in scientific and in popular form
  • give constructive criticism on texts within the study field

Content

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

To achieve the objectives, the student shall

  • under supervision delimit a scientific problem, investigate it, interpret and evaluate the results and present the project in oral and written form
  • search, evaluate and compile information relevant for the chosen problem
  • actively participate in seminars and other activities at the department where the project is carried out
  • comment and give constructive criticism on another student's project (opposition)

Instruction

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. The student must also act as opponent on another degree project within same main area.

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 registered in the database DiVA.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Spring 2023

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