Master's Thesis 15 credits

This is the website for the Master's thesis course, 15 credits, for both HCI and ITM students.

The course gives the student an opportunity to apply a scientific approach to independently and critically formulate and solve problems in the field of informatics. The course consists of choice of subjects, formulation of problem/issue and delimitation, design and implementation of a study and preparation of a written report. Depending on the focus of the thesis work, preparation of an IT application may also be included. The thesis work is presented and defended in a seminar. In connection with the work on the written report, the student will be given knowledge of and insight into current methodological issues relevant to scientific work in the field of informatics.

Schedule

Click here to find the schedule for the course

Assignments

There are four assignments on the course. More details about these will be presented as the course starts, but in short they consist of: 

Thesis proposal - The formulation of a topic for the thesis presented in a written document

The thesis - To write a thesis based upon the results of a scientific exploration undertaken during the course 

Presentation and discussion - To present the work done by the student and to provide feedback and reflections based upon the work of others

Publication - To finalize the thesis for publication and to publish it in the Diva database

A FAQ for the course

Is available here

Cambro

Once the course starts, there will be a course site in Cambro with additional information. 

Teacher

The course coordinator is Rikard Harr. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to send me an email at: rikard.harr@informatik.umu.se