Professional studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give students the required experience and skills required for planning, performing and reporting any significant research project.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:
* get the opportunity to do the degree thesis for a company
* make the literature seach and write a systematic report on the existing information
* make a plan for experiments and analyse the data
* present the results in a complete and systematic manner

Course contents

* CV, covering letter and interview
* literature search and review
* patents as a source of information
* project plan for own thesis

Prerequisites and co-requisites

more than 70 % of the courses in distribuerade energisystem passed (>150 cr)

Previous course names


Additional information

Till kursen hör också AS-4-002 Forskningsmetodik, 2 sp.
Target for presence during lectures: 75 %. Deadlines for exercises and reports will be given during the lectures.

Recommended or required reading

lecture notes

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 35 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 80 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 80 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

reports approved


Kimberley Nigel

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2013-12-20

Assessment methods

2013-12-20 - Reports and productions

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