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Syllabus 2019-20 - 77216001 - Master's Dissertation (Trabajo fin de Máster)

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DEGREE: Máster Univ. en Seguridad informática
FACULTY: Centre for Postgraduate Studies of the University of Jaen

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Master's Dissertation
CODE: 77216001 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 12.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: I
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: GARCÍA CUMBRERAS, MIGUEL ÁNGEL
DEPARTMENT: U118 - INFORMÁTICA
FIELD OF STUDY: 570 - LENGUAJES Y SISTEMAS INFORMÁTICOS
OFFICE NO.: A3 - 112 E-MAIL: magc@ujaen.es P: 953212420
WEBSITE: http://blogs.ujaen.es/magc/
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Carrying out, presenting and defending, once all the credits from the syllabus have been obtained, an original exercise carried out individually before a university court, consisting of a comprehensive computer security project in which the competences are synthesised. acquired in the teachings.

The TFM may belong to one of the following three types:

a) Engineering projects

(b) Technical studies

(c) Theoretical/experimental work

The student must submit the TFM to the EPSJ Auxiliary Register in accordance with the procedure, formats and supports established by the Academic Coordination Commission of the Master's Degree (in charge of approving the TFM proposals) and the style rules published by the Centre. In any case, at least one digital copy of the TFM memory must be provided.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The methodology of the Master's Final Project (TFM) is based on the student's autonomous work guided by a tutor.

It consists of the following activities:

Tutoring: in which you will receive the necessary guidance for the implementation of the TFM, introducing in detail the objectives, content, methodologies to be applied and the formal and specific requirements that will determine the quality of the TFM. During these tutoring sessions, the TFM proposal approved by the Master's Academic Coordination Commission will be clearly explained, as well as the documents and formats that the TFM will contain. 

Completion of the work: the TFM will be carried out in a time equivalent to 12 ECTS and during its execution the academic tutor will attend to the students' doubts and will give, if necessary, indications on how to continue with the proposed work.

Delivery, exhibition, defence and evaluation of the TFM: will be carried out according to the regulations on official master's degrees at the University of Jaen and according to specific regulations published by the Academic Coordination Commission of the Master's Degree.

Dedication to the TFM will follow the following rule: 12 TFM ECTS credits will involve 300 hours of student work (equivalent to 8 weeks of full-time work, at the rate of 37.5 hours/week) and will involve at least 6 hours of individualized tutorial guidance (equivalent to 0.75 hours/week for 8 weeks). Tutoring sessions will be scheduled by each tutor, without prejudice to the use of tutoring hours at the student's request.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The evaluation criteria will be taken into account:

Aspects of the TFM: 
Clarity in the general approach to the work. 
Adaptation of the structure and content to the type of work. 
Clarity in the establishment of background and objectives. 
Adequacy of materials, methods, procedures and criteria used. 
Correspondence between the objectives set out in the original TFM proposal (approved at the time by the Master's Academic Coordination Committee) and the discussion of the results obtained. 
Adaptation of the conclusions to the results obtained. Use, where appropriate, of appropriate and up-to-date bibliography. 
Adaptation of the project structure as a whole to standards. 
Presence of all necessary documents. 
Adaptation and adaptation to standards of the content of each of the documentary sections. 
Formal aspects: 
Quality in the structuring of the work. 
Quality of the wording and technical vocabulary used. 
Quality in the presentation of tables and figures 
Quality of the results at software engineering level if applicable 
Quality in the presentation of the bibliography (citations and references). 
Aspects relating to the defence of work: 
Clarity in the presentation of the work. The right vocabulary is used in every circumstance and the right technical vocabulary is used when necessary. 
Degree of synthesis and adequacy of the structure of the exhibition. 
Quality of the support material used. 
Adaptation to the time available. 
Degree of maturity and knowledge demonstrated in the post-exhibition discussion.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Normas de estilo de TFM. Edition: -. Author: EPSJ