The course takes place in period

2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)


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 of the course is that students develop
their ability to identify relevant
study design for their future bachelor thesis.
Students develop their ability to
identify the type of data and data collection
which can be used to find answers to the
research problem.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students should be
able to:
select the appropriate design for their thesis
identify an appropriate population or other
suitable material for the thesis
select the appropriate method or work process
choose the appropriate analysis or processing
consider and reflect on the ethical aspects for
the thesis

Course contents

Group supervision
Creation of the plan for the thesis
Participation in plan seminar
Presentation of plan for thesis. Function as
opponent of other student’s plan.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Theory of Science and Methodology

Recommended or required reading

Relevant literature, research and other literature
from own professional field.

Study activities

  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 93 hours
  • Seminars - 20 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

The course will be graded with Passed / Failed.
All the examinations requirements has to be
completed with passed.


  • Arell-Sundberg Marina
  • Arola Annikki
  • Brantberg Bettina
  • Cederberg Arla
  • Forss Mia
  • Grönlund Anu
  • Haldin Denice
  • Jeglinsky-Kankainen Ira
  • Kiukas Carina
  • Nordlund-Spiby Rut
  • Peri Heidi
  • Rosengren Åsa
  • Sigfrids Ingmar
  • Silfver Jessica
  • Söderström Eivor
  • Werner Tove


Sigfrids Ingmar

Group size

No limit (70 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

Tider för basgruppsträffar meddelas separat.

Course enrolment period

2021-10-11 to 2021-11-07

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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