The student investigates an advanced technical-scientific problem which contains the following items: organization and preparation of the master thesis, literary investigation and practical execution. He/she has the possibility to conduct the master thesis in a company/organisation or in a researchgroup within the University.
The assignment of the master thesis may vary between a literary study, a research topic, the realization of a design, the simulation and optimization of a process, the development of propositions for process improvements to setting up an environmental caring system. The student makes a portfolio that contains the following elements:
- data showing that the student has a good approach to come to a technical realization, with emphasis on research skills and research planning.
- data/reports that show that the student has gone well through the processl, with attention to the technical realization of it and teamwork.
- He/she writes a report that complies with the scientific norms considering content and format, with i.e. the following elements: Problem statement, research methods, data collection and processing, results, conclusions and references.
- The student presents his/her results orally to a professional jury and is capable to answer questions about it.