Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


The aim of the MSc thesis seminars is to provide and receive feedback on drafts of the MSc thesis. The seminar sessions provide a supportive forum to discuss research issues relevant to the particular stage of research. The seminar meetings assist in structuring thesis work and stimulating progress. Upon completion of the seminars, the student will be able to critically evaluate academic research.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 11.01.2021 - 31.12.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Henri Weijo

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Henri Weijo

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Research plan and draft versions of own thesis

    Participation in the thesis seminar meetings

    Writing a seminar paper


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Set of material provided by the lecturer

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Prerequisite studies: undergraduate thesis (23C99901) and seminar (23C99902). The student should complete all compulsory methods courses before starting Phase 2 of the master s thesis (data collection and analysis).