Class Thesis (3rd year)

  • Presentation


    It is the set of tasks and research work, coordinated by a designated supervisor, with a view to carrying out a final work that will be presented and defended in a public exam. - prior to the public test, and when the work is at an adequate stage for the preliminary assessment, a prior jury test will be carried out, under the regulatory terms.


  • Code


  • Syllabus


    The syllabus depends on the topics chosen for the development of research work theme.

    The research topics are properly described and were defined according to curriculum content. Each research topic is coordinated by a qualified teacher. When justified, and ensured the quality of coordination, new research topics can be created.


  • Objectives


    The main objective is to support the research-related program that leads to the development of an original thesis, which after presented in public examinations a doctoral degree. A thesis has to essentially follow the objectives stated in the Dublin descriptors relating to the PhD work.

    PhD students acquire and consolidate the capacity to systematically understand the field, mastering skills and using methods of research associated with Urban Planning as a scientific field. To do this the student has to acquire the know-how and ability to design, conduct and communicate original research project that contributes to extending the frontiers of knowledge and the technological, social or cultural progress in full respect of academic ethics.

    The degree of Doctor attests the realization of an innovative and original contribution to the field of Urban Planning, a high cultural level and the ability to independently conduct scientific work.

  • Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies and assessment

    The Thesis preparation is based on tutorial guidance that ensures effective and active monitoring in the scientific preparation, implementation and writing of the thesis in accordance with the rules in force. The initial assessment is carried out by the advisor.

    The 3rd year evaluation (without grade) is carried out through:  (1)  the Report on the Evolution of Research Work (RETI). and its acceptance; (2) acceptance for publication of a scientific article; (3) description of a class on the theme of the research developed. The acceptance of these activities (1, 2 and 3) is a condition for the doctoral candidate to proceed to a previous jury (JP).

    As proposed by the supervisor, the student introduces himself to JP, where he presents and defends the work, receiving the necessary recommendations for the future development of the work with a view to the final presentation in a Public Exam.

  • References


    Depende da temática a abordar


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