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Thesis, Material Science 7.5 credits

Examensarbete i Materialvetenskap, högskoleexamen
First cycle, B0009T
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Engineering Materials
Subject group (SCB)
Materials Technology

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and At least 90 ECTS-credits, where at least 30 ECTS-credits shall be within the Material Science subject.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim

The student shall after the course be able to:

·     formulate goal and goal effects of an industrial project

·     perform literature studies in relation to the project

·     evaluate the results

·     write an objective technical report

·     orally present and defend the thesis project in front of a critical audience


The work consists of an independently formulated project study in a limited area at a company that is occupied within the material science. The project work consists in finding goal and search for effects of the project. Background material is collected by means of literature studies. The results of own studies or collected reports are analysed, evaluated in a written report. The report shall orally be presented by the author.


Individual project work supervised by personnel from the Swedish School of Mining and Metallurgy and the contact person at the company.


Written report, oral presentation and participation at all presentations the same day.

The course corresponds to MP1020.

Esa Vuorinen

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2012 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Adapted to the thesis work obtained and selected by the sutdent, and discussed with the supervisor.

Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Oral presentationU G#0.00MandatoryA12
0002Compusory participationU G#0.00MandatoryA12
0003Written degree thesisU G#7.50MandatoryA12Yes

Syllabus established
by Dept TVM Mats Näsström 03 Apr 2012

Last revised
by Niklas Lehto 14 Jun 2019