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Professional studies

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Total number of ECTS

15 cr

Competency aims

Competencies in focus:
In this unit you will deepen the following
Research, development and innovation skills
Research and research skills are essential to
achieve SDGs 4, 5 and 9, which focus on inclusive
and equitable educational opportunities, gender
equality and sustainable and innovative industrial
Research also focuses on how to promote innovation
and entrepreneurship in a sustainable way, and how
to use technology and innovation to create social
and economic development in an inclusive way. By
increasing our research skills and knowledge in
these areas, we can make informed decisions and
take actions that really make a difference for a
more sustainable future.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this study unit:

You can define the research problem and its
You can formulate the aims that form the basis of
your thesis
You can identify the foundation for development or
research and describe previous research and
You can independently choose and formulate the
appropriate method and process
You can perform the process independently and
You present your results in a structured manner
You contribute to solving complex problems within
your profession and you can have a reflective
discussion about
your results and your thesis
You are able to communicate results and reflect on
ethical issues
You are able to address ethical issues in academic

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment requirements

Examination requirements:
The degree thesis demonstrates that you have
achieved knowledge and skills in your professional
field and have developed an ability for independent
reflection. You will be able to write a publication
summarizing the development of an independent


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