Course code MežZ4091

Credit points 12

Bachelor Thesis

Total Hours in Course480

Independent study hours480

Date of course confirmation09.01.2018

Responsible UnitDepartment of Forest Utilisation

Course developer

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Agris Zimelis

Mg. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

Ekon3040, Finances and Credit

InfT1026, Information Technology

MežZ1015, Forest Work and Machinery I

MežZ1016, Forest Work and Machinery II

MežZ2044, Forest Work and Machinery III

MežZ3077, Methodology of Research

Course abstract

During the writing of bachelor thesis students are going to show their theoretical and practical readiness to solve the problems and questions which are connected with the forest branch, making argumented imprisonments. Student has to prepair a draft of the bachelor thesis.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Students will acquire:
• horough theoretical and practical skills about the aspect of research, knowledge about conditions of writing bachelor thesis, summing-up and analyzing the results of the research;
• an ability to sum-up and analize the results of research, drawing a conclusion and to present their own thesis for a special examination commission;
• competence to develop the schedule, and to select appropriate methods of gathering and processing the information; possibilities to select and justify the choice of scientific and professional literature.

Compulsory reading

1. . Arhipova I., Bāliņa S. Statistika ekonomikā un biznesā: risinājumi ar SPSS un MS Excel. Rīga: Datorzinību centrs, 2006. 362 lpp.
2. Arhipova I., Bāliņa S. Statistika ar Microsoft Excel 97 ikvienam: mācību līdzeklis. 1.daļa. Rīga: Datorzinību Centrs, 1999. 168 lpp.
3. Sisenis L., Ābele A. Metodiskie norādījumi Meža fakultātes studentiem "Studiju noslēguma darbu struktūra un noformēšana", 2015 [tiešsaiste]. Pieejams: http://www.mf.llu.lv/sites/mf/files/files/lapas/SND.PDF. Skatīts 2018.gada 8.janvārī.
4. Miller M.B. Mathematics and statistics for financial risk management. Hoboken: Wiley, [2014]. p 317 p.

Further reading

1. Russo M., Ferrari A. Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel 2010 [elektroniskais resurss]: give your data meaning. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Press, 2011. 384 p.
2. Меженный O.A. Microsoft Office 2010: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher: краткое руководство. Москва [и др.]: Диалектика, 2011. 367 с.
3. Mērvienību noteikumi: MK noteikumi Nr. 1186 [tiešsaiste]. Pieņemts 29.10.2013. Stājas spēkā 02.11.2013. [Skatīts 2018.gada 9.janvārī]. Pieejams: http:/likumi.lv/ta/id/261495-mērvienību noteikumi.

Periodicals and other sources

1. LLU Rraksti (Proceedings of LAU, www.llu.lv); ISSN 1407-4427. Skatīts 2018.gada 8.janvārī. Rural Sustainability Research. Former: Proceedings of the Latvia University of Agriculture. Berlin: De Gruyter Open. ISSN: 2256-0939.
2. Starptautiskais zinātnisko rakstu krājums "Baltic Forestry". Pieejams: http://www.balticforestry.mi.lt/; ISSN 1392-1355. Skatīts 2018.gada 8.janvārī.
3. Zinātnisko rakstu krājums "Mežzinātne" [tiešsaiste]. Salaspils: Latvijas Valsts Mežzinātnes institūts "Silava". ISSN 1407-270X. Pieejams: http://www.silava.lv/Mezzinatne/lejupieladei.aspx. Skatīts 2018.gada 8.janvārī.