The registration period for the TFC and PFC is the same than for the rest of the subjects, September-October. In case the student intends to present it in February, he/she must communicate this at the time of the registration.
The TFC or PFC subject is incompatible with the rest of the subjects, so it can’t be defended before the rest of the subjects have been passed.
3. REGISTRATION OF THE PROJECT TITLE
The registration for the TFC or PFC is done through the eCampus. Students have to acces to https://grus.salle.url.edu (login and password is necessary) -> Notes -> Management TFC/PFC/TFM -> Registration TFC/PFC/TFM.
Projects can be registered from November 1. The deadline for completing the four phases of the registration procedure for the FEBRUARY session will be December 30 th, and January 30th for the JUNE or SEPTEMBER session.
The steps are:
1. Project Application Procedure.
The student selects the department, the supervisor and formalizes the registration.
2. Acceptance or refusal of the proposal.
The supervisor will receive a mail with the student’s proposal. At this stage, the supervisor can accept or refuse the project. In both cases, the student will receive a reply. In the case of refusal, the “Project Application” of the student will disappear from the file of the supervisor and the student will have to go back to step 1. If the supervisor accepts, a new entry, name “Project in progress” is created. In the latter case, the Course Administration Department and the Head of department receive confirmation of the newly registered project, as well as any further modifications.
3. Modifying the Registration.
Once the project has been officially registered, the student may modify it. Such modifications may be accepted or rejected in the same way as the registration was accepted or refused.
4. Finish the Project.
Before the deadline, the student will go into the TFC or PFC file again, will select the “Project in progress” icon, upload the project document, and click on the “Completion Application” The supervisor will once again have the option of accepting or refusing the project. “Project in progress” will become “Completed Project”, and will not be subject to further modifications.
In the event of problems with the registration procedure, send a mail to webmaster@salleURL.edu
4. PROJECT SUPERVISORS
Only teachers of the school who teach certain subjects may be supervisors. This includes that some teachers are recruited specifically to direct projects. Collaborators or department fellows can only be supervisors if they have specific authorization from the school board, on the instigation of the Head of Department.
If the project is carried out in an external company or some institution other than La Salle, a supervising teacher from the school is still required, to follow the project and attend its defense.
Copyright of any Project defended at the school belongs to La Salle Architecture and Engineering and to the student who developed the project. For exceptional cases, the school's direction may give up the rights to a student or a company that requested them. This has to be solved before the project defense.
5. DEADLINE TO SUBMIT DIN-A3 AND FOR ORAL DEFENSE
Deadline to submit of Memory
Oral defense period
February 15th - Easter
July 1st to 15th
November 1st to 15th
Before submitting the Project, the student must pick up or print the title page from the Administration Department in order to include it in the thesis. These pages are normalized and other kind of pages made by the students won't be permitted. At the Secretary's board students can find a model to fill it correctly.
IMPORTANT: THE TITLE PAGES MUST BE CORRECTLY SIGNED FOR THE PROFESSOR AND THE STUDENT BEFORE ITS SUBBMISSION.
6. MEMBERS OF THE EXAMINING BOARD
The jury will consist in a president and two speakers that must be teachers from La Salle. The supervisor teacher can also form part of the jury, but with no right to vote.
7. PROJECT’S GRADE
The project’s grade represents the 25% of the degree’s final grade. The grades of the rest of the subjects, depending of the number of credits in each one, will be the other 75%.
8. FORMAL ASPECTS OF THE ENGINEERING PROJECT
It must printed on both sides of DIN-A4 white paper with simple space. The font should be Arial 11, Times New Roman 12 or similar.
The plans, graphics, etc., must be presented on normalized DIN formats, preferably DIN A-4 o A-3. For plans with bigger dimensions it will be necessary to consult the Secretary Office.
Two copies need to be handed in at the Secretary Office. These copies must be unbound.
As a guideline, the project should have the following parts:
At the beginning, it should has an ABSTRACT of 8 or 10 lines,
A summary, no longer than a page.
A detailed index of the sections, using decimal numbers for chapters and sections.
Introduction, objectives, scope, theoretical bases, options and methodology.
Descriptive part of the contents with illustrations and correctly numbered diagrams.
Results evaluation, economic study, conclusions and study lines to be followed in the future.
At the end, the bibliography. Complete bibliographic references.
Finally, annexes will be included with plans, maps, graphics and schemas that will need to be correctly numbered. The computer listings and the user manuals will be bound in separate volumes and as annexes.
The total extension recommended is between 60 and 150 pages.
9. STUDENT'S RESPONSIBILITIES
To avoid confusion, the student must notify the Head of the Department the date s/he is going to defend the project and his/her academic situation (if s/he has passed all the subjects or has one or more left).
Some Departments may have complementary regulations in some aspects of the TFC/PFC which will have to be considered.
In case that a student can’t present the project in the planned session, for academic reasons or other circumstances, the projects will be kept at the Secretary Office. In this case, the student will have to make a request to present it in another session, considering that s/he has registered again and informed the Secretary and the Head of the Department.