2022 Research Planning for Master Thesis I

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Graduate major in Human Centered Science and Biomedical Engineering
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Course description and aims

Master course students learn advanced expertise to complete a master thesis. In order to obtain achievements in a limited term, it is quite important to conduct research systematically and confirm the progress regularly. And also, to be able to express clearly the points of the work is needed for a researcher or an engineer.
The purpose of this course is to clarify the master's thesis research execution plan, report on its progress, and to acquire presentation and communication skills for discussion of their own cutting-edge research through discussions with researchers in other fields.

Student learning outcomes

By completing this course, students will be able to:
1) Create a research plan.
2) Express clearly the points of the research in a poster presentation.
3) Explain and discuss their own research to other researchers in an easy-to-understand manner



Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Make a poster presentation about a research plan and progress for master thesis in the workshop.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Workshop Make a poster presentation. You are required to make a poster presentation including the following points. 1. The background and purpose of your research with the motivation and significance must be given in your poster and explained in the discussion (The whole image of your research must be explained), 2. The research goal to match your conception, 3. The research strategy and plan to reach the goal, 4. The current progress of planning and experiments, 5. The future research plan and idea to reach your goals based on the current progress.



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Assessment criteria and methods

Evaluated by the poster presentation

Related courses

  • HCB.C571 : Researh Planning for Master Thesis II

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The poster must be made in English

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