Checking date: 10/05/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Master Thesis
Study: Master in Connected Industry 4.0 (357)

Coordinating teacher: BLANCO ROJAS, MARIA DOLORES

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Systems Engineering and Automation

Type: Master Final Project
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
The public defense of the Master Thesis (TFM, Trabajo Fin de Máster) will occur when the student has passed all the subjects of the master, within the period established for this purpose in the current academic calendar for postgraduate studies and according to the regulations set by the University and by the Postgraduate School.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
BASIC COMPETENCES CB6 Possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and / or application of ideas, often in a research context CB7 That students know how to apply the knowledge acquired and their ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study CB8 That students are able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of making judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments CB9 That students know how to communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and ultimate reasons that sustain them to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous way CB10 That students have the learning skills that allow them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous GENERAL COMPETENCES CG2 Ability to model, identify basic requirements and analyze various processes. CG3 Capacity to develop basic distributed applications for the transport, storage and management of information. CG4 Knowledge and understanding of the management principles applicable to productive and service environments. CG5 Capacity for basic analysis of the requirements for information management and treatment of large volumes of data. CG6 Capacity to adapt to changes in requirements associated with new products, new specifications and environments. CG7 Be able to generate new ideas (creativity) and to anticipate change. SPECIFIC COMPETENCES CE12 Ability to complete a Final Master's Project and write a report that must include, at least, some objectives, a study of the state of the art, a theoretical and / or experimental development, some conclusions and a bibliography. CE13 Capacity for the organization of ideas, synthesis and presentation of them in a defense of the Master's Thesis in a court LEARNING RESULTS With the development of the Final Master's Project the student will acquire the ability to: - Apply the techniques presented in the different Subjects of the Master related to Connected Industry 4.0 to a specific problem. - Obtain from the data applicable results to improve the activity of an industrial process by applying the concepts seen in the Master. - Present your results and conclusions in a clear and effective way. - Apply the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the Master.
Description of contents: programme
The Master's Thesis is organized around the a practical case of implementation of Connected Industry 4.0. Possible areas in which to carry out this work are presented to the students, and guidance and follow-up are provided. Among the tasks are considered the following: - Presentation of work topics - Compilation and analysis of information related to the Master's Thesis - Development of Master's Thesis - Preparation of the Final Document and DefenBse of the Master's Thesis
Learning activities and methodology
LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND METHODOLOGY AF5 Tutorials (10 hours) AF7 Personal work of the student (140 hours)
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 100
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 0
Additional information

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.