Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is

  • to on ones own identify a specific problem area and choose a method
  • to write a plan for the thesis
    -to evaluate in a constructive way the work of others

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to write the aim and problem of a thesis. The student has to be able to make a chose of method.
The student will be able to find literature and to plan his or her thesis.

Course contents

-problem and aim of thesis

  • choice of method
  • choice of literature
  • planing of written thesis

Prerequisites and co-requisites

105 cr

Recommended or required reading

Will be given when the course starts

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 70 hours
  • Web-based and web-supported studies - 33 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 103 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 30 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Essays


Hongell Linn


Eriksson Niklas

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

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Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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