50 ECTS Long Master’s Thesis

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have attained thorough understanding of a broad range of theoretical, numerical and experimental techniques within the area of design of mechanical systems.  

Skills

  • Be able to apply scientific methodology to solve a wide variety of problems within the field of specialization.
  • Be able to perform scientific work in relevant topics within the field of specialization.
  • Be able to apply a wide range of engineering methods in research and development projects in the field of specialization.
  • Be able to participate or lead projects in mechanical system design, product development, modeling and analysis of mechanical systems, materials technology, production technology, structural mechanics and design of lightweight structures.

Competences

  • Be able to work independently with a project on a specific problem within their field of interest on the highest possible level within their specialization.
  • Be able to take part in technical development and research
  • Be able to direct the technical management of development projects within the industry.
  • Be competent to solve new and complicated technical problems by the use of advanced mathematics, scientific and technological knowledge.

Type of instruction

In this module, the Master’s project is carried out. The module constitutes independent project work and concludes the program. Within the approved topic, the Master’s project must document that the level for the program has been attained.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 50 ECTS project module the expected workload is 1500 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of exam50 ECTS Long Master’s Thesis
Type of exam
Master's thesis/final project
ECTS50
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish title50 ECTS Langt kandidatspeciale
Module codeM-DMS-K3-3
Module typeProject
Duration2 semesters
SemesterAutumn
ECTS50
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Industry and Global Business Development
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science