Course code MatZ5018

Credit points 5

Master Thesis II

Total Hours in Course200

Independent study hours200

Date of course confirmation22.01.2013

Responsible UnitDepartment of Wood Processing

Course developer

author doc.

Uldis Spulle

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Master thesis II, is a complete study of the Latvia forest industry with contemporary problems. It contains a thematic overview of the topic under study, experimental work and the empirical results of the processing methodology description. Analysis of previous research for elaboration of methodology of master theses. Collection of empirical data in corresponding speciality of study program.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Master thesis II, reinforces the master student's knowledge of the scientific research phases, from the choice of subject and ending with the presentation and defence. Develops skills to seek and process information, plan and carry out experiments, interpret results, make recommendations for their use. As a result, master student acquires the competence to formulate independently and critically analyze complex scientific and professional problems.

Compulsory reading

1. Maģistra darbu izstrādāšana un aizstāvēšana: metodiskie norādījumi. [tiešsaiste]. Sast.H.Tuherms, A.Drēska, I.Liepa, D.Dubrovskis, Z.Saliņš, V.Kozuliņš, U.Spulle. Jelgava: LLU, 2010. 26 lpp. Pieejams: http://www.mf.llu.lv/uploads/File/lapas/385/MAGISTRA_DARBU_IZSTRADE.pdf [skatīts 29.04.2013.]
2. Arhipova I., Bāliņa S. Statistika ekonomikā un biznesā. Rīga: Datorzinību centrs, 2006. 362 lpp.
3. Krastiņš O., Ciemiņa I. Statistika. Rīga: LR Centrālā statistikas pārvalde, 2003. 267 lpp.

Further reading

1. Arhipova I., Bāliņa S. Statistika ar Microsoft Excel 97 ikvienam: mācību līdzeklis 1.daļa, Rīga, Datorzinību Centrs, 1999. 168 lpp.
2. Arhipova I., Bāliņa S. Statistika ar Microsoft Excel 97 ikvienam: mācību līdzeklis 2.daļa. Rīga: Datorzinību Centrs, 2000. 136 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Baltijas Koks. ISSN 1407-6667.
2. Baltic Forestry. ISSN 1392-1355.