Credits: 4

Schedule: 13.09.2017 - 25.04.2018

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Masood Masoodian

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-V 

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- develop a research plan
- write research texts
- debate on the content of a research text
- develop the idea of their possible production and formulate its relationship with the written thesis.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Students will choose a topic for their Master's Thesis and formulate a research question. The statutes and regulations pertaining to a Master's Thesis, a thesis project's objectives and the demands set for the project, drafting the written portion of the study, design and research methodology, reporting. Content and method analysis of completed Master's Thesis.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Seminars and written research text. The course requires active participation in seminars and acting as an opponent for other students' work, as well as presenting one's own and completing a thesis plan, which the instructor approves. In order to successfully complete the course, a student must
- attend the course a minimum of 8 times
- attend a minimum of 6 Master's Thesis presentations
- give 2 presentations for one's own work (once when drafting a Master's Thesis and a second time when the Thesis is completed, but before it is published).
Students will be required to give course feedback in order to successfully complete the course.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

In order to successfully complete the course, a student must
- attend the course a minimum of 8 times
- attend a minimum of 6 Master's Thesis presentations
- give 2 presentations for one's own work (once when drafting a Master's Thesis and a second time when the Thesis is completed, but before it is published).

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Substitutes for the course 24214 Master's Thesis Seminar 4 ECTS

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=DOM-E1010

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Pass/Fail

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

in WebOodi

 

The order of priority is as follows:

  1. students for whom the course is compulsory for their major/programme and who have scheduled it for the current academic year in their personal study plan (HOPS);
  2. exchange students for whom the course is a part of his/her officially approved learning agreement and scheduled to be taken during the current semester;
  3. students for whom the course is compulsory for their major/programme and who have not completed it yet;
  4. students, for whom the course is part of his/her major’s or programme’s alternative studies and has been scheduled in the student's PSP (HOPS) for the current academic year
  5. students, for whom the course is part of his/her major’s or programme’s alternative studies and who have not completed the requisite number of credits for alternative studies yet;
  6. students for whom the course is compulsory for their minor;
  7. students, for whom the course is part of his/her minor subject’s alternative studies and who have not completed the requisite number of credits for alternative studies yet;
  8. students who have applied for the course through a student mobility scheme (internal mobility within Aalto University, flexible study right (JOO) studies etc.);
  9. other students.

 

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