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.
Schedule: 11.09.2020 - 30.07.2021
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Henri Weijo
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Kristina Wittkowski
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
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
The graduate seminar proceeds in parallel with the research work, and culminates in writing a seminar paper. The Master s Thesis seminar info page provides a more detailed description of the content and practicalities of the thesis seminar: https://into.aalto.fi/display/enmarketing/Master%27s+thesis+2020-2022
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Research plan and draft versions of own thesis
Participation in the thesis seminar meetings
Writing a seminar paper
Set of material provided by the lecturer
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).