Credits: 6

Schedule: 21.02.2018 - 21.02.2018

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Group 1: supervisor Kirsi Eräranta
Group 2: supervisor Johanna Moisander

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is no longer offered, please see 77E99905 Master's thesis seminar

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

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 his/her thesis work, and provide a supportive forum to discuss issues relevant to different stages of research.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The Thesis Seminar consists of compulsory introductory sessions, individual learning assignments specified in the MyCourses learning environment of the seminar, one-on-one meetings with a personal thesis advisor, and progress seminars in which students present their work and give feedback to others. Attendance is mandatory.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Attendance in seminars and individual supervision meetings
Written reports: preliminary research plan (20%), written learning assignments, progress report 1 (40%), progress report 2 (40%)
Presentation of the thesis project in progress seminars
Written and oral commentary on fellow students’ reports

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Seminars, individual supervision sessions and independent  study 160 h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

provided by the instructor

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=75E99905

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0 (fail) to 5 (excellent)

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is no longer offered, please see 77E99905 Master's thesis seminar

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is no longer offered, please see 77E99905 Master's thesis seminar

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