Course code Medi6011

Credit points 20

Master Thesis

Total Hours in Course800

Independent study hours800

Date of course confirmation12.10.2011

Responsible UnitDepartment of Food Technology

Course developer

author Pārtikas tehnoloģijas katedra

Daina Kārkliņa

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Master thesis in nutrition science is a student succeeds investigation in one of the health sciences, food sciences, medical sciences, etc. related sciences in relation to the problem of nutrition, which results confirm the successful acquirement of master program and ability to work creatively. The structure of Master thesis is dependent of study type and subject (theoretical and experimental study).

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing of Master thesis students will have:
•knowledge about theoretical statement of research work;
• skills for analyzing scientific literature, planning research activities and choosing the appropriate methodologies, analyzing research data and making conclusions;
• competence about the selection of scientific articles, critical review of published data and the application of obtained information for interpretation of scientific results are showed.

Compulsory reading

1. Noslēguma darba (bakalaura, maģistra darbu, diplomdarbu un kvalifikācijas darbu) izstrādāšanas un aizstāvēšanas kārtība. LU, 2006.
2. Latvijas Lauksaimniecības universitātes nolikums par studiju noslēguma pārbaudījumiem. http:/www.llu.lv/getfile.php?id=39694
3. Skudra L. Metodiskie norādījumi maģistra darba izstrādei pārtikas zinātnē. Jelgava: LLU, 2004. 17 lpp.

Further reading

1. Eko U. Kā uzrakstīt diplomdarbu: humanitārās zinātnes. Rīga: Jāņa Rozes apgāds, 2006. 319 lpp.
2. Instructions for writing Master's thesis [tiešsaiste] [skatīts 03.03.2012.]. Pieejams: http://dsv.su.se/jpalme/Instructions-thesis.html

Periodicals and other sources

1. Journal of Food Technology. Published by Medwell Journals. ISSN (printed): 1684-8462. ISSN (electronic): 1993-6036.
2. Journal of European Society of Clinical Nutrition.