The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)
  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)
  • 4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The general learning outcome is that the student
learns how to manage conceptual processes and to
reports about these for an audience.
The student learns to take responsibility for the
collective learning development and to formulate
arguments that helps and enforces her own and
others thesis process.
students plan, write and present parts of an
academic text and oppo
The student learns how to:
- formulate realistic time schedules and to work
- to think about the thesis as a process and a
work with many parts
- to detect and formulate the problems she/he
currently has
- present her/his work (typically a chapter) for
an audience
- give constructive criticism
- receive response

Learning outcomes

The student learns how to focus on her/his
conceptual work (thesis.
The student learns how to better manage her/his
The student learns to detect what kind of
problems she/he has and to communicate about
these to her/his peers.
The student understands the benefits of
collegial support and to engage herself/himself
in the work of others in order to support a
collective knowledge development.
The course is a seminar and its traditional
purpose is to support both the individual thesis
writing and the general understanding of the
benefits of the dialogue on conceptual problems.
The student learns to give oral and written
The student learns to identify problems and to
commmunicate about these for a group and also to
give and receive response.

Course contents

On the first lecture the seminar will create a
time table for presentations and opponents.
The student will present her/his on-going work at
three occasions: one is a shorter text+oral
presentation, two are longer written+oral
The student will also act twice as an opponent,
i.e to give constructive feedback to the

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The student has either completed or is currently
taking some of the courses
Methodology, Knowledge Development or
Scientific writing.

Recommended or required reading

- Skrivguiden (von Hertzen, Maria & Stolt,
Kerstin) External link-
- Att skriva en bra uppsats (Rienecker, Lotte
- Seminarieboken: att skriva, presentera och
opponera (Björklund, Maria)

Study activities

  • Small-group work - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 106 hours
  • Seminars - 24 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The course requirement is as follows:
- Active participation in lectures
- Hand in all written assignments according to


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Group size

No limit (74 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2020-05-31

Course enrolment period

2019-12-17 to 2020-04-30

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-10 14:15 - 16:00 A311 Examensseminarium
2019-09-24 14:15 - 16:00 A311 Examensseminarium
2019-10-22 12:15 - 14:00 A311 Examensseminarium
2019-10-22 14:15 - 16:00 A311 Examensseminarium
2019-11-19 12:15 - 14:00 A311 Examensseminarium
2019-11-19 14:15 - 16:00 A311 Examensseminarium
2019-11-26 16:00 - 17:00 A309 Thesis Forum - Media Management Kelly Owen
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2019-12-05 13:00 - 14:00 B326 Thesis Forum - Media Management Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
Stocchetti Matteo
2019-12-09 12:15 - 16:00 A311 Examensseminarium
2019-12-11 13:00 - 14:00 A312 Thesis Forum Bäck Maria
Engebretsen Nanna
2019-12-16 11:00 - 12:00 A312 Thesis forum Ahonen Mirko
Törnqvist Jutta
2020-01-22 13:15 - 15:00 A311 Examensseminarium Nylund Mats
2020-02-18 13:15 - 15:00 A311 Examensseminarium Nylund Mats
2020-03-24 13:15 - 15:00 A311 Examensseminarium Nylund Mats
2020-04-21 14:15 - 16:00 A311 Examensseminarium Nylund Mats
2020-05-26 13:15 - 15:00 A311 Examensseminarium Nylund Mats

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