MAB002 Master Thesis

Code MAB002
Name Master Thesis
Status Graduation Test
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Academic staff Anita Avišāne
Credit points 20.0 (30.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Master Thesis is a research work in the field of mechanical engineering or production technology where MA student draws independent scientific conclusions, by applying theoretical and practical knowledge in engineering obtained during studies. Master Thesis can be used as basis for doctorate thesis..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Demonstrate ability of independent development of research work in the field of production technology, by applying modern engineering and technical solutions. Demonstrate ability to present and maintain one's solutions. For this work it is necessary to have skill to summarize, systematize and structured collected materials,
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Student must be able to analyze, classify, compare ideas stated in scientific research and technical literature sources according to the work objective. - Compliance with the thesis objective, scientific adviser’s and reviewer’s positive assessment of completeness and topicality of analytical overview of literature.
Student must know how to apply considered techniques, methodologies, technologies, designing programs for task solving. - Scientific adviser’s and reviewer’s positive assessment of application of techniques, methodologies, technologies etc. in compliance with the thesis objective.
Student must know how to formulate issues, which exist in the research field, and is able to state assumptions about these issues. - Clear, accurate, and grounded on facts statements of discovered issues and their causes are included in the master thesis.
Student must be able to present publicly, substantially explain and discuss aspects of the work. - The thesis is completed according to formatting rules. Presentation of work at open meeting of the commission which gives a positive assessment when the student is able to describe tasks carried out during the work and answer the questions.

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