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Bachelor Thesis

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Bachelor Thesis
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023
Module code: DFBME-603
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFBME-603 (T610-0349) Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 6, mandatory course
DFBME-603 (T610-0349) Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 6, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
The total student study time for this course is 360 hours.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Lecturer: Studienleitung

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
* be able to work on a defined problem from the field of mechanical engineering (see below) independently and using scientific methods within a specified period of time
* be able to apply project and time management methods efficiently
* be able to collect and evaluate the information required to answer their research question independently
* be able to prepare a written thesis in accordance with scientific standards.

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Module content:
The bachelor thesis is a comprehensive scientific paper on a defined topic, which is usually proposed by a company. The topic is formulated in detail in writing together with the supervisors and the student. Students are given 3 months to write their thesis.
The topic is closely related to the development, design, production and/or operation of machines and systems. Various course content is used during the course of the thesis, as well as knowledge that builds on or deepens this.

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