Credits: 6

Schedule: 12.09.2017 - 03.10.2017

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Alexei Koveshnikov

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

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

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course introduces students to the MSc thesis process. The aim of the MSc thesis seminars is to provide the students with the knowledge and skills necessary for writing a high-quality Master’s Thesis. The seminars assist the student in structuring their thesis work, and provide a supportive forum to discuss issues relevant to the different stages of research.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The MSc Thesis Seminar provides an overview of the thesis process. Students will be introduced to the different sections of the thesis and will produce a professional research proposal at the end of the seminar. The MSc thesis seminar comprises of three compulsory introductory sessions, one-on-one meetings with an assigned personal supervisor, and one voluntary progress seminar in which students present their work and give feedback to others.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

100% assignments

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 12h
Independent work 148h
Total 160h (6ECTS)

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Set of materials provided by the lecturer.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=26E99905

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Only for students working / starting to work on their thesis.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Compulsory registration via WebOodi one week before the start of the teaching period.
Please write following to the text box “Further information” when registering in WebOodi:
1. Which Master’s Program you are in: M&IB, Global Management, IDBM, Creative Sustainability
2. Thesis topic or the tentative thematic area of research
3. Intended thesis schedule
4. Other relevant information (e.g. if you have started already, if you already have a supervisor, or if you have a commission from a company)

There is compulsory attendance during the first three seminar sessions.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Compulsory registration via WebOodi one week before the start of the teaching period.
Please write following to the text box “Further information” when registering in WebOodi:
1. Which Master’s Program you are in: M&IB, Global Management, IDBM, Creative Sustainability
2. Thesis topic or the tentative thematic area of research
3. Intended thesis schedule
4. Other relevant information (e.g. if you have started already, if you already have a supervisor, or if you have a commission from a company)

There is compulsory attendance during the first three seminar sessions.

Description