Course syllabus

ARK641 Master´s Thesis Preparation Part 2 Course-PM

All parts of this course will be digital, you will find the links to lectures and presentations under the Zoom module.

When you come to the first opportunity, on the 7th of October, you are expected to present a short description of your ideas for a MT,  your background and how you connect to the direction, if you participated in the course ARK636, Master´s Thesis preparation Part 1. If you did not participate in the course ARK636, you can bring the material you have developed surrounding your master´s thesis so far, your background and how you connect to the direction.

Description and aim

The purpose of the course is for the students to develop and finalize their project plan.

The course prepares the students for their master’s thesis under the guidance of assigned examiner(s) and supervisor(s). It explores specific theories and/or design methods associated with a particular niche of architecture and urban design.

It trains the students’ ability to use design studies, precedent studies, context studies, material studies and/or theoretical texts as a basis for formulating a design problem and/or research query.

The master´s thesis consist of ten directions, below you can find a direction specific course-PM

General content and structure

  • 7 October, 09.00-17.00, lecture and presentation
    • The teacher gives a short lecture
    • The students present and get feedback
      • Ideas, background and relevance to direction and get feedback
  • 14th of October 09.00-16.00, Individual work
  • 21st of October, 09.00-16.00, Individual work
  • 11th of November , mid-critic
      • The students present their project plan and receives feedback based on the presentation
  • 11th of November , deadline 17.00. hand-in for mid-critic on Canvas
  • 18th of November, 09.00-16.00, Individual work
  • 18th of November, deadline 17.00, Hand in project plan
  • 25th of November 09.00-16.00, Final presentation and feedback
      • The examiners have read the project plan and gives feedback
  • 9th of December, deadline 12.00, final hand-in for the course on Canvas
  • 9th of December, deadline 12.00, final hand-in for initiating the MT term
      • Deliver final project plan and registration form
      • There will be a folder in the reception on the 3rd floor
  • 13th of January, deadline 12.00, Deliver a final project plan for the exhibition
      • Starting the master's thesis term
      • There will be a folder in the reception on the 3rd floor

Submission requirements

We use Canvas course page for all our deliverance. As the course only has one Canvas page, please make sure you are uploading to the right thesis direction.

Evaluation criteria

Grading: Approved / not approved

Direction specific course-PM

Contact information

Contact your specific direction (see course PM).

Maja Kovács will answer general questions about the course and the master´s thesis.

Mobile: 0703088491


Course summary:

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