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813602S Master's thesis seminar, 2 ECTS cr 
Code 813602S  Validity 01.01.1950 - 31.07.2015
Name Master's thesis seminar  Abbreviation MASTER'S THESIS 
Scope2 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3259 Information Processing Science 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Information Processing Science DP 

Teachers
Name
Seppo Pahnila 
Similä, Jouni Kalervo 

Description
Required proficiency level 


 
ECTS Credits 

2 ECTS credits/54 hours of work.

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish / English

 
Timing 

1st – 2nd year of Master’s studies, autumn and spring semesters, periods 1–4.

 
Learning outcomes 

By completing this course the student can plan scientific study, is capable of presenting own research plan and final draft of own Master’s thesis, and understands the approach the reviewers use to evaluate a thesis.

 
Contents 

Contents: See “assessment methods” below

 
Mode of delivery 

Mainly face-to-face seminar meetings, if needed telecom meetings are possible.

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Planning and presenting the student’s own research. Listening to peers’ research plans and research reports.

 
Target group 

 

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

“813613S Master’s thesis” course

 
Recommended optional programme components 

 

 
Recommended or required reading 

Guidelines to producing a Master’s thesis.
   

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Active participation in at least seven seminar sessions. One session lasts about 2 hours and they are arranged during the semesters according to the plan published on the website. The students will present their own research plan and the research before official evaluation. During the presentation the research will be discussed critically by an opponent.

 
Grading 

Pass/fail

 
Person responsible 

Jouni Similä

 
Working life cooperation 

No

 
Other information 

Website: http://www.tol.oulu.fi/index.php?id=822

 


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