Intended learning outcomes *
On course completion, the student should have the ability to individually, and in dialogue with supervisors:
â€¢ demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the scientific foundation and best practices for the chosen subject, as well as an advanced understanding of current research and development within the area and in-depth knowledge of research methodology.
â€¢ demonstrate the ability to search for, collect and integrate knowledge and identify his or her needs in a comprehensive, critical, and systematic way for further knowledge.
â€¢ demonstrate the ability to identify, analyse, assess and handle complex phenomena, issues and situations, even with limited information.
â€¢ demonstrate the ability to plan and, with adequate methods, carry out high-quality assignments within given time frames, as well as to evaluate the work.
â€¢ demonstrate the ability to develop and evaluate products, processes, systems, methods or technical solutions, taking into consideration people's abilities and needs, and society's goals for economically, socially and ecologically sustainable development.
â€¢ demonstrate in writing and in dialogue with different groups the ability to account for and discuss his or her conclusions, including the knowledge and arguments that are the basis of such conclusions.
â€¢ demonstrate the ability to exercise judgement considering relevant scientific, social and ethical aspects.
â€¢ demonstrate the skills required to participate in research and development work or to independently work in other advanced contexts.