General Education Information

General information MSc assignment

The Master’s assignment is the final part of both Master tracks of the ChE Master programme. During the Master’s assignment, the student performs individual scientific research under supervision of a member from the chosen research group. The assignment is completed with a Master’s thesis and a defense (colloquium). The Master’s assignment takes, depending on when you started and which specialization you are taking, 40 or 45 EC.

Objectives of the Master’s assignment

During the assignment, students have to independently perform a relatively complex and large research project, which meets certain scientific criteria. The learning objectives of the Master’s assignment are defined in the EER of the ChE Master programme, where it is stated that the student must be able to learn how to independently complete a research assignment of a certain size and degree of complexity. More information about the objectives can be found in the Osiris description.

Requirements for completing the Master’s assignment

The student has to show and develop a sufficient level of:

  • Scientific work, including showing considerations of the “how and why” of the research,
  • Creativity, including making links and using of know-how from former studies and literature,
  • Working speed and methodology,
  • Progress of personal research contribution,

Oral and written expression skills to clearly report the executed work.