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Thesis 30 Credits

Second cycle, T7017B
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2007 Sp 1 - Spring 2008 Sp 4
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.

Syllabus established
The plan is established by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2007-01-31 and is valid from H07.

Last revised
The plan is established by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2007-01-31 and is valid from H07.

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Rock Engineering and Mineral Technology
Subject group (SCB)
Mining and Mineral Technology

Entry requirements

General entry requirements, second cycle

Specific entry

The student should, with normal study effort, be able to obtain the degree within one year from the start of his/her thesis work. The examiner decides in each case which courses are necessary for the project to be undertaken. At least one advanced course within the subject should be taken prior to the thesis work.

More information about English language requirements

Course Aim
In the thesis work the student shall individually or with one fellow student study a given task and write a report on the results.
The work should be a research project or a technical investigation.
The student should demonstrate his/her ability to:
• Apply the knowledge and skills that have been acquired.
• Plan and structure a research investigation
• Work according to a time plan
• Write a research or investigation report
• Analyze and draw conclusions from the obtained results
• Design a presentation
• Give an oral presentation of the report
The student should understand
• The need for cooperation in research
The student should know and understand:
• The different parts of the research and development (R&D) process
• How to initiate and create an R&D project
• How to implement R&D project results

Course contents are decided in cooperation with student/students at the start of the course.

Oral and written presentation of own work
Opposing on thesis work of fellow student
Participation in two additional thesis work presentations.
Examiner: To be appointed by head of division/contact.

Transition terms

Erling Nordlund

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2007 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

0001Degree project commenced0.0U G#
0002Written report and oral presentation30.0U G#

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