Master's Thesis

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The student must have knowledge, skills and competencies within the urban design and engineering field corresponding to the completion of the MSc01 - MSc03 Urban Design Engineering education or similar.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To give the students the ability to on the highest international level make an integrated urban design project as an experimental, technological/engineering, empirical, and/or theoretical investigation of one or more central issues within the field of urban design engineering. This happens with reflective incorporation of relevant theories and methods acquired throughout the full master program in urban design engineering.

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must develop knowledge on an international level about urban design in relation to global urban challenges
  • Must have knowledge on highest international level about relevant theories and methods in relation to the chosen project theme
  • Must be able to on the highest international level to understand and reflect the theories and methods applied in relation to the practice of an integrated urban design engineering profession

Skills

  • Must on the highest international level be able to identify and address design challenges in relation to urban development and urban transformation
  • Must on highest international level be able to analyse, map and apply theories on a high reflective level
  • Must on highest international level be able to make proposals for design, strategies and interventions of relevance to the urban design field applying technical challenges as a central design element

Competences

  • Must have competencies on the highest international level to create urban design proposals in relation to urban development and urban transformation
  • Must on highest international level have competencies to integrate mapping, analysis and theories into an integrated urban design engineering proposal
  • Must on highest international level have competencies to make strategies, plans and designs into an integrated urban design engineering proposal

Type of instruction

See general description of the types of instruction described in the introduction to Chapter 3.

Exam

Exams

Name of examMaster's Thesis
Type of exam
Master's thesis/final project
ECTS30
Permitted aids
Without aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleKandidatspeciale
Module codeAODUTM4P161
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS30
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture & Design
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design