The aim of studies at a university of applied sciences is to educate people in the skills of a specific professional area and develop an ability to conceptually analyse issues within that field. The degree thesis shall show that the student has attained a certain knowledge and proficiency and developed a capacity for independent analytical thought.

This requires that the writer is able to solve independently the problem or problems addressed in the thesis on the basis of knowledge and skills acquired during the studies.

The level of the thesis must meet at least the requirements set for a bachelor's degree following EQF level 6. The Master's thesis corresponds to EQF 7 - Read more about the European Qualification Framework External link

Read more about degree and master's thesis in Arcada's Degree Statutes, section 12.

Degree Statutes

These degree statutes apply to all degrees at Arcada and they were adopted by the University of Applied Sciences Arcada AB's Board on 21/03/2017.