Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 15. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. Optional for: MSOC1. Course coordinator: Professor Peter Nilsson,, Electrical and Information Technology. Prerequisites: At least 45 higher education credits within the master programme. Assessment: Oral presentation and written report. Home page:

To give deep knowledge and skills in the chosen scientific area. The project must be on advanced level with a clear connection to research. The project should be performed independently, preferably with two students together. Optionally, the project can be chosen in connection to the thesis work.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Have a deep knowledge in the chosen subject.

Have a good understanding in how to carry on a research project

Have an insight in how a research group is working

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Independently plan, perform, and report the project

Independently search for, process, and put together relevant information

Be able to integrate the knowledge gained in the educational program.

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

For a passing grade the student must

In a research group, be able to carry out a research/development project

Be able to review, judge, and summarize scientific literature


Scientific original papers or other literature that is relevant for the chosen work.