Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme:Master Energy Technology and Energy Economics
Type of degree:FH MasterĀ“s Degree Programme
 Summer Semester 2021

Course unit titleMaster Thesis
Course unit code072721240301
Language of instructionGerman / English
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is deliveredSummer Semester 2021
Teaching hours per week1
Year of study2021
Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)Second Cycle (Master)
Number of ECTS credits allocated23
Name of lecturer(s)Stefan ARZBACHER
Elias EDER
Tobias HATT

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content

Independent development of problem solutions in a scientific field and their argumentative defense as well as complete documentation. After completing the Masters thesis, the students have an exemplary problem definition, which primarily comes from companies, analyzed in detail, processed, solved, documented and presented. The students master the handling of scientific working methods and at the same time are able to defend independently developed theses and problem solutions.

Learning outcomes

With the masters thesis, the students demonstrate their ability to work independently and comprehensivelyon on a scientific topic with a certain degree of novelty.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

masters thesis

Assessment methods and criteria

Review of the thesis by the supervising teacher. Presentation and defense of the thesis in the context of the masters examination .


For detailed information, please refer to guidlines.

Recommended or required reading
  • Ebel, Hans F.; Bliefert, Claus (2003): Diplom- und Doktorarbeit. Anleitungen für den naturwissenschaftlich-technischen Nachwuchs. 3. Auflage. Wiley-VCH Verlag.
  • Brink, Alfred (2012): Anfertigung wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten. Ein prozessorientierter Leitfaden zur Erstellung von Bachelor-, Master- und Diplomarbeiten. 4. Auflage. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.
  • Mayer, Brigitte (2012): Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten. Ein Leitfaden. 10. Ausgabe. Dornbirn: FHV Teaching Library. Online im Internet: 
  • (Zugriff am 19.12.2012)
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

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