The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)


Professional studies

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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 the student develops his/her ability to identify a relevant design for his/her thesis work. To identify the type of data and data collection methods can be used for finding the answer to the problem.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to - choose suitable design for the thesis work - identify suitable sample - choose suitable data collection method - choose suitable analysis method - reflect ethical issues of the work

Course contents

Group-supervision Writing and presenting a thesis plan Participation in thesis plan seminars Participating in at least 4 thesis presentations

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Theory of Science and Methodology

Previous course names

VA-2-073 (0) Thesis Work

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition


Stenbäck Pernilla


Stenbäck Pernilla

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Group size

No limit (13 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2019-03-18 to 2020-07-31

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