|Responsible unit:||Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering|
|Course/CS Responsible:||Master in Biomedical Engineering|
|Acronym||No. of Students||Study Plan||Curricular Years||Credits UCN||Credits ECTS||Contact hours||Total Time|
|José Alberto Peixoto Machado da Silva|
In this curricular unit the student must perform a literature review aiming at gathering updated information about the state of the art in the area of his dissertation topic.
The student must strengthen his/her skills in the search of scientific information and acquire specific skills that allow him/her to begin the work of the dissertation with a good theoretical basis and updated knowledge on the subject to be developed. The student must also characterize the problem being addressed and establish a work plan for the dissertation project. This work is done in close collaboration with the supervisor of the dissertation.
This course is not subject to a common program to be met by all students. Instead, each student will have an individual work program, consisting in a literature search on the topic of the dissertation using bibliographic databases, published articles, books, webpages or other documentation.
Each student shall conduct individual and specific work consisting mainly in a literature search on the subject of the dissertation. The work will be supervised by the student's dissertation advisor, and culminates with the delivery of a final report.
|Defesa pública de dissertação, de relatório de projeto ou estágio, ou de tese||30,00|
|Apresentação/discussão de um trabalho científico||15,00|
|Elaboração de relatório/dissertação/tese||115,00|
|Trabalho de investigação||200,00|
Terms of frequency: Elaboration, presentation and discussion of a final report.
To obtain approval, the student must make an oral presentation of the main findings of the literature search made within the course, including a preliminary plan for the work on the dissertation.
The final grade is determined by assigning the responsibility of the course taking into account the report produced (with a weigth of 70%) and the oral presentation (with a weigth of 30%) performed by the student, based on a proposal from the advisor.