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Research Methodology in Product Realisation 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The course gives an insight in the foundations of science as well as covers various research approaches. Terms and concepts from scientific research are taught in the course. Students are trained to systematically collect, treat, analyse, and present different types of data required for research and inquiry projects, and to critically review the result of such work. The structure of academic reproting in theses, papers and dissertations is covered in the course. The course is preparatory for conducting the thesis work and for the authoring the thesis.

The course includes the following elements:
- Research ethics
- Philosophy of science
- Research methods
- Techniques for data collection and analysis
- Scientific quality criteria
- Academic writing and reference management
- Critical review of scientific work
- Understanding results in science


Passed courses 180 credits in first cycle, at least 90 credits within the major subject in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management or Civil Engineering, and 15 credits in Mathematics or passed courses at least 180 credits from the programme Industrial Product Realisation. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TFPR22
The course is conducted at: School of EngineeringLast modified 2022-06-28 07:06:02