MEK4930 - Graduate research in Mechanics

Course content

The research topic can be from all areas of mechanics.

Learning outcome

The student gets an introduction to the chosen research topic and must become familiar to relevant literature, carry out a short project and report his or her findings. This course may not be taken as a part of a Master's degree in connection to the Department of Mathematics, UiO, and is usually only open for exchange students.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

To get an admission to this course it is required to

1) find a member of the academic staff of the Department of Mathematics who will be willing to act as your supervisor during your semester at UiO.

2) contact the administration at studieinfo@math.uio.no to sort out the formalities.

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Teaching

The duration of the course is one semester. The study is based on individual work and supervised by one or more supervisors (internal/external).

Examination

The grade is based on an oral presentation held at the end of the semester.

Language of examination

Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English.

You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Facts about this course

Credits

30

Level

Master

Teaching

Spring and autumn

Self-tuition with supervision

Examination

Spring and autumn

Teaching language

English