The course takes place in period

2 (2022-10-24 to 2022-12-31)


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 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
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

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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Examination 1 ....
Examination 2.... etc.
(examinations include written examination
tests, demonstrations and presentations,
reports and produktions, essays, and also
presence at specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade
as follows: ...


  • Ekman Petra
  • Stenbäck Pernilla
  • Forss Mia


Savolainen Jari

Group size

No limit (22 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2022-10-10 to 2022-11-06

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