TVM4915 - Hydropower Development, Master's Thesis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master's thesis
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The Master thesis has to be in the field of Hydropower Development, and can be related to Hydrology related to a hydropower project; Planning of a hydropower project; Hydraulic design of a hydropower plant; Geological problems/challanges related to a hydropower project.

Learning outcome

The students will complete a master thesis within the field.

Knowledge: Use scientific methods in the implementation of a independent work in the field.

Skills: The students will be able to prepare a projet plan with milestones, reporting partial results and write a thesis in accordance with established standards.

General competence: Documented scientific qualifications through completion of a master thesis in the field.

Learning methods and activities

Independent thesis work under supervision. The thesis may wholly or partly be completed at an external company, in agreement with the academic supervisor.

Further on evaluation

Mandatory oral presentation of the thesis may contribute to the adjustment, up or down, of the grade awarded for the Master's thesis.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Hydropower Development (MSB1)

Required previous knowledge

All topics in the Master Program in Hydropower Development.

Course materials

Books or articles given in the beginning of the study period, all related to the thesis topic.


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Master's thesis

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
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