Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim is that the student can conduct a small
survey on a structural and methodical manner. The
student can gather and process data. The student
deepens his knowledge of writing prose with
clarity, linguistic correctness and stylistic
clarity. He deepens his ability to critically
analyze and oppose a thesis.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to:
- carry out data collection in a structured manner
- choose appropriate method for processing and
analyzing the data
- discuss and critically review his own work and
compare the content against previous knowledge in
the area.
- present the results at a seminar in an objective
and structured way.
- act as opponent to another student at a seminar.

Course contents

Supervision, data collection, data analyze,
scientific writing, opponens

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Theory of Science and Methodology, Final thesis part
I and II

Recommended or required reading

Will be announced later

Study activities

  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 98 hours
  • Seminars - 15 hours


  • 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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Presentation of degree thesis at a seminar
Opponens of another students thesis and handle in
a written version of the opponens.
Grade with pass from the maturity examination


  • Arola Annikki
  • Haldin Denice


Arola Annikki

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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