The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give students the required knowledge of planning, performing and reporting a degree thesis.

Learning outcomes

After the course student is expected to be familiar the process and instructions for a degree thesis in the field of engineering.

Course contents

Thesis seminars and workshops as scheduled in ARBS with themes -thesis process -finding a thesis topic -project plan and own research -writing quide, tips and workshops -thesis presentation in Thesis Forum

Previous course names

This course replaces the compulsory course ''Research Methodology'' in all study plans

Additional information

Course will contain lectures / seminars / workshops and meetings in smaller groups.

Recommended or required reading

Studyguide / Thesis Sources of information announced in Itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 60 hours
  • Seminars - 5 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Active participation to course. Reports and assignment instructed in Itslearning.

Teacher

  • Andersson Mirja
  • Makkonen-Craig Stewart
  • Åvall Ann-Kristin
  • Ray Jan-Anders
  • Stolt Kerstin

Examiner

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (52 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2019-10-14 to 2019-11-10

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-10-30 12:15 - 15:00 B320 Thesis seminars and workshops Introduction to course; the thesis process; thesis writing guide and template Andersson Mirja
Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2019-11-05 14:15 - 16:00 Thesis Seminars and Workshops Room E385. Writing abstracts in English by Nigel Kimberly
2019-11-06 12:15 - 14:00 D399 Thesis Seminars and Workshops Information retrieval Åvall Ann-Kristin
2019-11-06 14:15 - 16:00 D399 Thesis Seminars and Workshops Information retrieval Åvall Ann-Kristin
2019-11-12 13:00 - 14:00 Thesis Seminars and Workshops Rum B325. Så här skriver du mognadsprov!
2019-11-12 14:15 - 16:00 Thesis Seminars and Workshops Room F365. Giving presentations in English.
2019-11-13 12:15 - 15:00 F367 Thesis seminars and workshops Engineering ethics Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2019-11-13 12:15 - 15:00 B327 Thesis Seminars and Workshops Professional Swedish 1 Stolt Kerstin
2019-11-20 12:15 - 15:00 B320 Thesis seminars and workshops Project management 1; Energiteknik masters programme at Åbo Akademi Andersson Mirja
2019-11-25 12:30 - 14:00 Thesis Seminars and Workshops Rum B325. Våga tala inför publik
2019-11-27 12:15 - 15:00 B522 Thesis seminars and workshops Professional English 1 Ray Jan-Anders
2019-11-27 12:15 - 15:00 F367 Thesis Seminars and Workshops Professional Swedish 2 Stolt Kerstin
2019-12-03 10:15 - 11:45 D4109 Thesis Presentations - Nhu Tran and Oliver Folger 10:15-10:45 Nhu Tran - "The Impact of Printing Orientation on The Tensile Properties of Parts Printed by Fused Deposition Modelling". 11:00-11:30 Oliver Folger - "Topology Optimization of a Mounting Bracket". Supervisor : M.Vihtonen Examiner: S.Gebrehiwot Andersson Mirja
Gebrehiwot Silas
Vihtonen Mathew
2019-12-04 13:00 - 15:00 B320 Thesis Seminars and Workshops Professional English 2 Ray Jan-Anders
2019-12-04 13:15 - 15:00 B328 Thesis Seminars and Workshops Engineering ethics Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2019-12-11 12:15 - 14:00 B320 Thesis seminars and workshops Project management 2 Andersson Mirja

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