Master's Thesis

2020/2021

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The project builds on knowledge obtained during the previous semesters.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Must have:

  • knowledge, at the highest international level of research, of at least one of the core fields of the education.
  • Must have comprehension of implications of research (research ethics).

Skills

Must be able to:

  • reflect on a scientific basis on their knowledge,
  • argue for the relevance of the chosen problem to the education including specifically account for the core of the problem and the technical connections in which it appears
  • account for possible methods to solve the problem statements of the project, describe and assess the applicability of the chosen method including account for the chosen delimitation and the way these will influence the results of the product
  • analyse and describe the chosen problem applying relevant theories, methods and experimental data
  • describe the relevant theories and methods in a way that highlights the characteristics and hereby document knowledge of the applied theories, methods, possibilities and delimitations within the relevant problem area
  • analyse and/or implement solutions to problems related to one or more of the core fields of the education.

Competences

Must have competencies:

  • in innovation and entrepreneurship within the field of ICT
  • to identify and delimit relevant problems within ICT with an engineering approach and apply relevant theories, methods and experimental data
  • to contribute to the creative use of technologies to resolve user needs and improve organizational processes

Type of instruction

Project work. The project is carried out individually or in a small group of maximum three members. At least one internal supervisor is assigned, who works with the primary subject within his/her research. Moreover, additional supervisors e.g. from industry can be involved in the project.

Exam

Exams

Name of examMaster's Thesis
Type of exam
Master's thesis/final project
ECTS30
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleKandidatspeciale
Module codeESNCYSK4P1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS30
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design