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.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

In successfully completing the course, students should be able deliver and present a thesis which fulfill the bachelor thesis requirements at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

Credits: 10

Schedule: 12.01.2023 - 21.04.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Oscar Person

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: Finnish, Swedish, English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Students prepare a bachelor thesis on a subject suitable for their major studies throughout the course. Students are supported in their thesis work through seminars and supervision meetings. The seminars are organized to support students in acquiring and structuring information for their thesis as well as synthesizing and formulating it according to established principles for academic research and communication.

    Students present their thesis in the bachelor thesis seminar which takes place at the end of the course.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Students must deliver requireed presentations and reports as well as attend and display active participation in at least 80% of seminars and supervision meetings to pass the course. 

Workload
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The total workload for the course amounts to 270 hours (1 ECTS credit = 27 hours).

    •  Seminar and supervision meetings 20 hours
    •  Independent work 212 hours
    •  Presentations and concluding bachelor thesis seminar 10 hours
    •  Personal reflection 27 hours
    •  Giving course feedback 1 hour

DETAILS

Substitutes for Courses
Prerequisites

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III - IV
    2023-2024 Spring III - IV

    Enrollment :

    Only open for major students in English-medium BA program in Design 

    A minimum of 10 students are required for running the course. 

    Registration for Courses: Sisu. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture: https://www.aalto.fi/en/services/registering-to-courses-and-the-order-of-priority-at-aalto-arts