Facts about the course

Study points:
2.5
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Arnt Sture Buvik
Lecture Semester:
Autumn
Teaching language:
English
Duration:
½ year

LOG904-101 Research Design (Autumn 2018)

About the course

Mandatory for MSc Logistics

Framework or appropriate plan for a study (research) used for formulating research problems, administration of data and analysis.

Learning objectives:

  • Improve your ability to formulate and structure a research problem for your master thesis
  • To ensure that your study is relevant to the research problem
  • To ensure that the study use relevant and economical procedures
  • To learn more about research methods and data collection methods

Professor Buvik gives introduction lectures to the course based on long experiences in advising Master students and PHD students.

Professor Thorstenson goes more specifically into research opportunities and research methods in quantitative logistics.

The library will instruct students about literature search, and several research projects will be presented by the college staff.

The course is connected to the following study programs

Examination

  • Form of assessment: Home assessment
  • Proportion: 100%
  • Duration: -
  • Grouping: Individual
  • Grading scale: Pass/fail
  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material