Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

15 cr

Competency aims

The course contributes to develop the student's competence in science and research including following; to define a theme for developing of caring, can apply scientific knowledge and methods systematically. The student can read research based literature and can interpret them by using a theoretical frame based on caring science. Furthermore the student can use supervising adequacy.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:
-Write a thesis work based on scientific methods
-Has capacity to logical and critical examine and interpret thesis works
-Can present data based on scientific principles
-Can argue for her/his statements

Course contents

-Individual and group counseling
-Participation i five plan seminars

  • Participation in ten thesis seminars
    Note! students started 2006 -2009 are ought to participate in twelve presentations (incl. the own presentation and being an opponent), three of these should be realized in other education clusters.

students started 2010 or later are ought to participate in Fifteen presentations (incl. the own presentation and being an opponent), three of these should be realized in other education clusters.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Courses in caring research, research methods and caring science

Recommended or required reading

Arcada guide for thesis

Study activities

Individual studies - 266 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 266 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 266 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

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  1. Accomplished idea
  2. Accomplished plan and opponentship
  3. Accomplished thesis work, presentation and opponentship

Teacher

  • Gray Pamela
  • Vahderpää Satu
  • Villikka Denise

Examiner

Gray Pamela

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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