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  • Welcome to the Thesis Seminar!

    Do You Really Need a Computer Science Degree in Today's Market?

    Welcome to the online Thesis Seminar of the Department of Management Studies. Below you can find the course syllabus. This course is divided into several sections, and you are advised to proceed in the seminar following the order of the sections (1) Introduction, 2) What is a good master’s thesis, 3) Choosing a topic and formulating research questions, 4) How to search for literature and write a literature review, 5) Research ethics and General Data Protection Regulation  (GDPR). The sections are visible in the menu on left side of the page. 

    In addition to these pages the course will make use of online resources that are produced for the purposes of the school in general. Please follow the instructions in accessing and using these external pages. They offer you great resources that will ease your thesis journey.

    In case you do not yet know, what you would like to do in your thesis, you can do your thesis for a research project. Please check out the slides on Ongoing Projects of the Department that can offer thesis topics, data and collegial support for the thesis process. Also note that you can do the thesis as pair work. More information on these possibilities can be found in the Introduction section.

    Whenever you have questions concerning the course, please ask your questions via the General discussion forum (not by email) so that other students with similar concerns can make use of the information delivered. It is your resposibility to stay infromed of all the advice given through this discussion forum as well. Thus, please make sure your MyCourses settings are set in a manner that you will be notified also of the discussions on the General Discussion forum.

    Best wishes,

    Saija Katila