The course takes place in period

3 (2023-01-01 to 2023-03-19)


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
conducts a smaller study in a structured and
methodologically correct way, and develops
his/her abilities writing scientifically and
clear and his/her ability to critically review
and evaluate a thesis work

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
to be able to :

  • argue for his/her data -gathering and -
    analysing method
    -critically discuss and evaluate his /her work
    comparing it to earlier research in the field
  • present the result in a seminar
  • function as an opponent to another thesis
    during a thesis presentation

Course contents

Tutoring, data gathering, analysis, reporting and

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Theory of Science and Methodology, Thesis Work
Part 1 and 2

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:

  • Presentation of passed thesis work, passed
    maturity test and passed opponentship
    _ The studen has participated in 10 Thesis
    Forum presentations.


  • Ekman Petra
  • Savolainen Jari
  • Stenbäck Pernilla
  • Forss Mia


Savolainen Jari

Group size

No limit (20 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2022-12-26 to 2023-01-22

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