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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

2 cr

Competency aims

Solve practical problems in thesis writing. Start
the thesis work and support the research and
writing processes. Implement scientific thinking
and research methodology.

Learning outcomes

1. Ability to write research plans
2. Ability to write a disposition
3. Ability to write scientific text
4. Ability to present own text
5. Ability to opponent to others texts
6. Ability to search, study and judge literature
7. Know the central parts of research methodology

Course contents

All phases of thesis writing and research

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Recommended or required reading

Martin Höst, Björn Regnell och Per Runeson: Att
genomföra ett examensarbete, Studentlitteratur,
2006, ISBN 987-91-44-00521-8.
Juha T. Hakala: Snart magister? Guide för
examensarbetet, Gaudeamus Kirja, 2001, ISBN 951-

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Seminars - 14 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 54 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 54 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Project 1, 2, 3 and 4 passed.


  • Biström Johnny
  • Westerlund Magnus


Biström Johnny

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2015-12-26

The timetable of the course

Kursen har gemensamma lektioner med Examensseminarium
och forskningsmetodik för Medieteknik. Lektionerna är på
onsdag 10:15 i A309

Assessment methods

2015-12-26 - Reports and productions

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