Credits: 6

Schedule: 24.01.2018 - 24.01.2018

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I, III 2018 (Töölö campus); V, 2019 (Otaniemi campus)
I, III, V 2019-2020 (Otaniemi campus)

The course comprises one kick-off session, and supervision meetings as per agreement with the thesis supervisor.

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Students will learn to report and present the progress of their research in different phases of the thesis project. They will also enhance their skills in developing and presenting scientific arguments in a critical, logical and constructive way.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Presentation of thesis progress and critical discussions how to improve the thesis work in course of regular meetings with the thesis supervisor. Students are assigned to a thesis supervisor 7 days after the thesis seminar kick-off session; by then, students have the opportunity to send the responsible teacher a short description of general thesis themes of interest and/or more concrete thesis ideas. This information is considered when selecting the thesis supervisor for students 7 days after the kick-off session.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Attendance in supervision meetings.
Completion of preliminary research plan, intermediate research work and preliminary research report.
Finalization of Master’s thesis work.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Seminars, supervisions and independent study 160 h.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=25E99905

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0 (fail) to 5 (excellent)

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Registration via WebOodi ends 7 days before the period starts.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is only available to MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management students. It is recommended that students complete 25E53000 Researching entrepreneurship and 25E55000 Entrepreneurship and Society before starting, or in the early-stage of, the thesis process. Completing one of the research methods courses prior to or during the thesis process is also recommended.

Registration via WebOodi.

 

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