Long Master’s Thesis

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The master thesis can be conducted as a long master thesis using both the 3rd and 4th semester. If choosing to do a long master thesis, it has to include experimental work and has to be approved by the study board. The amount of experimental work must reflect the allotted ECTS.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have attained thorough knowledge of a broad range of theoretical, numerical and experimental methods and techniques within the area of Electro Mechanical System Design, i.e. mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, control engineering and information technology

Skills

  • Be able to apply scientific methodology to the solving of a wide variety of problems within the field of specialisation
  • Be able to perform scientific work in relevant topics of the field of the specialisation
  • Be able to apply a wide range of engineering methods in research and development projects in the field of specialisation
  • Be able to participate or lead projects in electro-mechanical development and/or research projects

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 specialisation
  • 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

Project work

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 60 ECTS project module the expected workload is 1800 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of exam60 ECTS Master’s Thesis
Type of exam
Master's thesis/final project
ECTS60
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleLangt Kandidatspeciale
Module codeM-EMS-K3-5
Module typeProject
Duration2 semesters
SemesterAutumn
ECTS60
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