Graduate School

Research work I

This course is part of the programme:
Materials (Third Level)

Objectives and competences

The objective is to perform the research work that will become the student dissertation topic.

The student will acquire specific skills and competences necessary for the implementation of the planned research work.

Prerequisites

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Content (Syllabus outline)

Individual research work of student under supervision of mentor or tutor. The student will be instructed on how to organize the research work that will become the student dissertation topic:

  • review the chosen research topic,
  • put the research work in a context and identify the objectives of the research work,
  • plan the research work for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd study year, and identify the expected outcomes,
  • perform the research work planned during the first study year,
  • analyze the results obtained from the research work done during the first study year,
  • critical review of the research planned for the second year of study based on the results obtained during the first study year.

Intended learning outcomes

Capability in planning and performing research work related to the dissertation topic.

Readings

Literature realted to the choosend research topic.

Assessment

Written report about: * review the chosen research topic * objectives of the research work * plan the research work for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd study year, and identification of the expected outcomes * research results obtained during the first study year * analysis of the results and critical review of the research planned for the second year of study based on the results obtained during the first study year

University course code: 3MA101

Year of study: 1

Lecturer:

ECTS: 30

Workload:

  • Individual work: 900 hours

Course type: obligatory

Languages: slovene/english

Learning and teaching methods:
individual research work of the student under supervision of mentor or tutor and experts in the laboratory through meetings and discussions.