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811383A Bachelor Thesis, 7 ECTS cr 
Code 811383A  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Bachelor Thesis  Abbreviation Bachelor Thesis 
Scope7 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3259 Information Processing Science 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Information Processing Science DP 

ECTS Credits 

7 ECTS credits/187 hours of work

Language of instruction 



3rd year, timing is free

Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, a student is able to:

•    Produce their own research work, stage a concrete plan and refine it as the work progresses;
•    Find the source materials as well as the library electronic databases;
•    Analyse scientific texts and make them a source of criticism;
•    Produce well-structured scientific text;
•    Identify their work against future problems;
•    Ask for advice and the counsellor will use the guidance in favour of work-testing plan.


Each student will be guided based on the research literature.

Mode of delivery 

Guided self-motivated work

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Students prepare calendars of work as part of the research plan. The student has personal meetings with the supervisor or instructor to discuss topic selection and scoping, the research plan, the final review of the literature and a thesis draft. The director, depending on the thesis, may also be associated with other students via meetings for interaction.

Target group 

Bachelor level students.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Compulsory basic studies in the major subject (about 60 credits) completed, in particular an introduction to research work-study modules to prepare the thesis for BSc. During the course or immediately after, the course is part of the pre-Master’s thesis. Written final test conducted on the research topic.

Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 

The student's self-written material, institution and the instructor advice and scientific research and support material. Written work must be in compliance with the institution's formal guidelines.

Assessment methods and criteria 


 Course requires a Bachelor's thesis preparation. In addition, the course may be included in the pilot, as determined by scientific research-related tasks.


Approved / failed

Person responsible 

Kari Kuutti

Working life cooperation 



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