Subject: Project/Dissertation Preparation

Scientific Area:



16 Hours

Number of ECTS:




Overall objectives:

1 - Define the context, the objectives and the research hypotheses for the project to be developed


1 - Definition of the context, objectives, research hypotheses
2 - Project planning
3 - Research of related works and the state of the art
4 - Survey of software design and implementation tools to be used


Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)

Evaluation Methodology:
The student is supervised by a professor holding a PhD at the University of Madeira and may have an internal or external co-supervisor. Follow-up is done through weekly meetings. By the end of the first semester the student must present a report describing the development approach for his/her Project/Dissertation. A committee is appointed by the program director and there will be a public presentation to evaluate the proposal. The final assessment is made based on the report (70%) and the presentation (30%), and a final grade is given on a scale from 0 to 20.

Subject Leader:

Karolina Baras