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Master Thesis in Electronic Engineering (Specialization Robotics and Control)

  • Number of credits 30 credits

About the course

During the course the student is trained in specify, plan, conduct and present an individual work. The student applies their knowledge and gained during the studies, and gets immersed in a topic. Through the thesis work the student get in contact with research and development in the field of study. The results are presented orally and in writing. International contacts are encouraged in the thesis work.
The course is divided into three parts:
1. Project Planning and pre-study, 3.0 ECTS.
The thesis starts off with project planning and a pre-study that result in a project plan. Problem definition and project demarcation is done in discussion with the client. Activities within the project, a timetable and method description must be included in the project plan. The project plan must also list available resources and a risk analysis must be included.
2. Independent work, 25.0 ECTS.
The goal for the student is to develop the ability to apply, to broaden and deepen the knowledge and skills acquired during their studies, and to critically review the work of others. Results in this part must be well-founded and documented in a written report. The result should be well-grounded in the scientific progress at the time.
3. Presentation and opposition, 2.0 ECTS.
The goal is to increase the capacity in writing and to orally present results from a major work. The student should also prepare and perform an opposition on another thesis work.

Application and eligibility

This course contains occasions that are included in a degree programme at Umeå university and applies only to those of you who are admitted to the programme. You will recieve information about application times and what applies to you from your institution.

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Contactpersons for the course are:
Sven Rönnbäck, International Coordinator