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.


Students are able to search information related to a research topic, analyze information from different sources and write a scientific report in English. Students also improve their skills to carry out Master s Thesis.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 17.03.2021 - 27.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Kari Hiekkanen, Johanna Kaipio, Marjo Kauppinen, Casper Lassenius, Marko Nieminen, Risto Sarvas, Marko Turpeinen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Johanna Kaipio

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


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The contents of this course vary.


Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Replaces former courses CSE-E5690 Seminar in Software and Service Engineering, T-76.5650 Seminar in Software Engineering, T-86.5200 Service Research Seminar, and T-121.5900 Seminar on User Interfaces and Usability.