Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


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

Prerequisites and co-requisites


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-

Study activities

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


  • Biström Johnny
  • Åvall Ann-Kristin


Biström Johnny

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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