Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Solve practical problems in thesis writing. Start the thesis work and support the research and writing processes. Implement scientific thinking and research methodology.

Learning outcomes

1. Ability to write research plans 2. Ability to write a disposition 3. Ability to write scientific text 4. Ability to present own text 5. Ability to opponent to others texts 6. Ability to search, study and judge literature 7. Know the central parts of research methodology

Course contents

All phases of thesis writing and research methodology.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

English

Additional information

The Thesis seminar goes on all year.

Recommended or required reading

Martin Höst, Björn Regnell och Per Runeson: Att genomföra ett examensarbete, Studentlitteratur, 2006, ISBN 987-91-44-00521-8. Juha T. Hakala: Snart magister? Guide för examensarbetet, Gaudeamus Kirja, 2001, ISBN 951- 662-832-X

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 43 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Teacher

  • Biström Johnny
  • Åvall Ann-Kristin

Examiner

Biström Johnny

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Enligt studenternas framskridande.

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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