MJ2475 Theory and Methodology of Science for Energy Research (6.0 ECTS)

The aim of this course is to introduce theory and methodologies of science to master’s students and prepare them for the development of their master’s thesis. This course is given in autumn 2015 (HT15).

The course introduces basic concepts and understanding of methodological and underlying philosophical issues that arise in science, and invites to reflection on research issues within the student’s own area of study. After the completion of this course, students should also be able to critically examine theories and methodologies used in scientific articles and reports and their relevance in conducting research in different thematic areas of energy.

This course is aimed at engineer and master’s students (2nd level) in the last semester of their education program in the field of energy. This course is compulsory for students who are pursuing master’s level education under TIEEM2 and TSUEM2 schemes.  Other interested researchers in the field of interest, especially in natural science, may also apply.

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The course examination consists of the following activities:

  • INL1 – Understanding methodological approaches applied in energy research (1 ECTS)
  • SEM – Warm up seminar and seminars related with exercise 1  exercise 2 (1.5 ECTS)
  • INL2 – Writing a Research Proposal (1.5 ECTS)
  • TEN1 – Written Exam  (2 ECTS)

Course Code: MJ2475

Course examiner:  Prof. Semida Silveira

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