|Kursusnavn (dansk):||Thesis Preparation SDT |
|Kursusnavn (engelsk):||Thesis Preparation SDT |
|Semester:||Efterår 2015 |
|Udbydes under:||cand.it., softwareudvikling og -teknologi (sdt) |
|Omfang i ECTS:||7,50 |
|Min. antal deltagere:||1 |
|Forventet antal deltagere:||0 |
|Maks. antal deltagere:||60 |
|Formelle forudsætninger:||This course is for students who are in their third semester and intend to start their MSc thesis in Spring 2016. |
|Læringsmål:||After the course, the student should be able (to some extent) to:
- propose and evaluate research questions;
- independently research for literature and other research resources;
- make a research plan for his/her MSc thesis;
- perform the basics of independent research.
Moreover, after the course, the student should be in condition to write her/his thesis
|Fagligt indhold:||Please note, that due to technical challenges, changes may occur before the start of the semester (week 35) – this applies to all sections of the course description.
The course will help you on the following points:
i) how to choose the right topic for your thesis
ii) how to find the right supervisor
iii) how to develop and write a MSc thesis
iv) get started with preliminary MSc thesis work
The course is divided into two parts:
Part 1. During the first part of the course, you will be attending classes where you will learn what is an MSc thesis and how to write one.
Part 2. The second part of the course starts when you find a thesis topic and a supervisor (see deadlines below). You will start working on your thesis during this part and aim at achieving preliminary results by the end of the course.
|Obligatoriske aktivititer:||1: attendance to 80% of the classes
2: you must present a thesis proposal to the class on 7 October 2015
|Eksamensform og -beskrivelse:||X. experimental examination form (7-scale; external exam)|
Preliminary Thesis Report: a max 10-page report on your thesis preliminary work (carried out with your supervisor) to be handed-in on January 11 in LearnIT (note: hand-in date changed from 8 to 11 January)
|Litteratur udover forskningsartikler:||TBD |