Methodology and Planning of Technical Research Projects

7.5 credits

This course introduces the planning of technical research project, scientific theory, research methodology and ethics, searching for references, scientific articles and report writing. After completion of this course, student will be able to choose and account for different methods relevant to a specific project, carry out advanced projects, present results orally and finally be able to write scientific articles and technical reports. The knowledge gained in this course can be applied in connection to the master thesis work.


Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.

Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.

Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.