Master’s Thesis Defence

Major: Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Code of subject: 7.193.06.O.016
Credits: 3.00
Department: Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics
Lecturer: Head of the commission - Yamelynets Andriy, commission members: Professor Oleksandr Dorozhynskyy, Professor Khrystyna Burshtynska, Professor Volodymyr Hlotov, Senior Lecturer Nazar Hrytskiv (EC secretary).
Semester: 3 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Мета вивчення дисципліни: To provide specialized conceptual knowledge and practical abilities and skills for solving complex professional tasks and problems in specialty 193 "Geodesy and land management" of the educational program "Photogrammetry and remote sensing" with an emphasis on critical thinking, innovative activities and research work. To prepare students for professional activities and the possibility of further education to obtain a higher qualification level.
Завдання: 1. Ability to write and speak in Ukrainian and foreign languages. 2. The ability to be critical and self-critical in order to understand the factors that have a positive or negative impact on communication, and the ability to identify and take these factors into account in specific communication situations. 3. Ability to communicate effectively on professional and social levels. 4. Responsibility for the quality of the work performed. 5. The ability to understand and take into account social, ecological, ethical, economic aspects that affect the formation of technical solutions. 6. The ability to argue the choice of methods for solving specialized problems, critically evaluate the obtained results and defend the decisions made. 7. Use of appropriate terminology and forms of expression in professional activities.
Learning outcomes: 1. The ability to demonstrate deep knowledge and skills in conducting experiments, data collection, modeling and analysis of the obtained results, to think systematically and apply creative abilities to the formation of fundamentally new ideas in geodesy and land management. 2. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the current state of affairs and the latest technologies in the field of geodesy and land management. 3. Formulate and improve an important research problem, collect the necessary information for its solution and formulate conclusions that can be defended in a scientific context. 4. Conduct a conversation and discussion in Ukrainian and one of the foreign languages. 5. Evaluate the obtained results and justify the decisions made. 6. Critically evaluate the results of scientific and applied activities. 7. Ability to communicate, including oral and written communication in Ukrainian and one of the foreign languages (English, German, French, Polish). 8. Ability to use a variety of methods, including information technology, for effective communication at professional and social levels. 9. The ability to clearly and unambiguously convey one's own well-founded conclusions and knowledge to specialists, non-specialists and people who are studying. 10. The ability to independently prepare and defend a master's thesis based on one's own research.
Required prior and related subjects: Master thesis preparation.
Summary of the subject: The defense of the master's thesis is based on the well-known provisions and results of modern scientific research in engineering geodesy, cartography, land management and cadastre, land and real estate valuation, geo-information systems and technologies, photogrammetry and remote sensing, space geodesy and orients to further professional and scientific career
Опис: Justification of the relevance, aim and tasks of the master qualification work. The analysis of existing studies and theoretical foundations coverage of chosen theme. Technological scheme of research. Characteristics of data. Algorithms for solving problems. Evaluation of the results quality. Conclusions.
Assessment methods and criteria: Master thesis
Критерії оцінювання результатів навчання: 94 points - excellent, 80 points - good, 60 points - satisfactory, less than 50 points - not certified.
Порядок та критерії виставляння балів та оцінок: "excellent" is awarded for a high level of knowledge (some inaccuracies are allowed) of the educational material of the component contained in the main and additional recommended literary sources, the ability to analyze the phenomena being studied in their relationship and development, clearly, succinctly, logically, consistently answer to the questions asked, the ability to apply theoretical provisions when solving practical problems; "good" is awarded for a generally correct understanding of the educational material of the component, including calculations, reasoned answers to the questions, which, however, contain certain (insignificant) shortcomings, for the ability to apply theoretical provisions when solving practical problems; "satisfactory" is given for weak knowledge of the educational material of the component, inaccurate or poorly reasoned answers, with a violation of the sequence of presentation, for weak application of theoretical provisions when solving practical problems; "not certified" is issued for ignorance of a significant part of the educational material of the component, significant errors in answering questions, inability to navigate when solving practical problems, ignorance of the main fundamental provisions.
Recommended books: 1. Стандарт забезпечення якості освітньої діяльності та вищої освіти СВО ЛП 03.13. Положення про атестацію здобувачів вищої освіти та роботу екзаменаційних комісій. Львів: НУ «ЛП», 2019. 37 с. 2. Стандарт забезпечення якості освітньої діяльності та вищої освіти СВО ЛП 03.14. Регламент перевірки на академічний плагіат кваліфікаційних робіт студентів, рукописів дисертацій та монографій, рукописів статей, поданих до опублікування у періодичних наукових виданнях в університеті. Львів: НУ «ЛП», 2019. 26 с. 3. Методика підготовки кваліфікаційної роботи магістра: навчально-методичний посібник/ Л.Л. Сушенцева, Ю.М. Козловський, І.С. Колодій – Львів: Видавництво Львівської політехніки. 2018. – 88с.
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