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 Thesis learning outcome

The master thesis is performed as a degree project with the course code TQIE30. The purpose of the master thesis is to demonstrate the ability of the student in different categories:

Knowledge of underlying sciences

The student is expected to:

  •     systematically integrate knowledge acquired during the studies
  •    demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, including both broad knowledge  in the field and substantially deeper knowledge. Demonstrate deeper methodological knowledge in the main field of study.
  •     be able to assimilate the contents of the relevant literature and relate their work to this  

Personal and professional skills

The student is expected to:

  •    plan, implement and document an independent degree project
  •    formulate issues, plan and carry out advanced tasks within specified time limits
  •    find and evaluate literature  

Teamwork and Communication

The student is expected to:

  •   demonstrate ability to clearly present and discuss conclusions on the degree project in writing and orally
  •    critically examine and oppose on another student¿s degree project

CDIO science

The student is expected to:

  •    be able to create, analyze and/or assess scientific issues in theories and methods

 The students need to demonstrate ability to, on the one hand, take initiative with regards to planning and execution of the thesis work and, on the other hand, seek guidance and support from the thesis supervisor when needed.

The thesis work may be executed in the form of either an internal master thesis at one of the divisions at the Institute of Technology or as an external master thesis at a company or another type of organisation.


Important Information

Always contact the programme co-cordinator to discuss your Master Thesis work in good time before you intend to start. Thank you!

 Important Dates

If you would like to start your master thesis in January 2012 and fullfill all requirements for starting the thesis, please hand-in a thesis proposal at the latest on 1 December 2011.

Forms to Fill out For Master Thesis

When starting the master thesis you need to fill out the form "application for master thesis". This form must be handed in to your study counsellor. Below you find the link to the form.

Application for thesis project

You also need to register your interest in performing the thesis at the Department of Management and Engineering in a system called Wexup. Here you can register for the thesis.


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Contact and Information

Nicolette liten2Programme Co-ordinator and Director of Studies:
Nicolette Lakemond 

email: nicolette.lakemond@liu.se
phone: +46(0)13 28 25 25

Page manager: nicolette.lakemond@liu.se
Last updated: Thu Sep 22 09:16:25 CEST 2011