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4707771: Thesis preparation

Semester:SS 19
Type:Module/Course/Examination
Language:English
ECTS-Credits:2.0
Scheduled in semester:3
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:8.0 L / 6.0 h
Self-directed study time:54.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers

Curricula

Master's degree programme in Architecture (01.09.2014)

Description

This module allows students to compose an exposé for their Master's thesis to be undertaken in the fourth semester. The exposé contains a research question that forms the basis for an in-depth investigation and analysis of a particular issue or problem identified within the given context of the design studio topic. A literature review and a schedule of production are further essential elements to be included.

Learning Outcomes

Professional competence

  • Independently identify a research topic and develop it coherently into a research proposal for the Master's thesis
  • With minimal guidance can manage own learning using full range of resources for the discipline

Methodological competence
  • Analyse new and/ or abstract data and situations without guidance, using a range of techniques and methods appropriate to the subject
  • Critically evaluate evidence to support hypotheses, reviewing its reliability, validity and significance

Personal competence
  • Take responsibility for own work and are able to criticise it

Qualifications

Lectures Method

Lecture: researching, writing

Literature

Literature lists are issued and updated each semester

Exam Modalities

Paper (Disposition)

Exams

  • PAR MA 14_Thesis preparation (SS 19, in Planung)