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523991A Bachelor's Thesis / Information Engineering, 8 ECTS cr 
Code 523991A  Validity 01.08.2007 -
Name Bachelor's Thesis / Information Engineering  Abbreviation Bachelor's Thes 
Scope8 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline4307 Information Engineering 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Computer Science and Engineering DP 

ECTS Credits 


Language of instruction 

Finnish. Bachelor's thesis can be written also in English.


All periods

Learning outcomes 

The student is able to set goals for a given task. He can structure the topic coherently, with emphasis on the key issues. The student is able to use sources of information critically. He can present clearly his plan and solution implemented, justify the choices made, and assess the functionality of the solution with relevant testing and evaluation methods. In addition, he is able to compare the results against goals, and produce smooth, clear and finalized text based on technical and scientific writing practices of the field.


The student selects the topic together with the supervisor.

Mode of delivery 

Independent work.

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Course is completed at the end of bachelor’s studies, typically, in the spring semester of the third study year. The work may be a theoretical or practically oriented study from a topic provided by a company or a research group.

Target group 

Computer Science and Engineering students.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Compulsory basic and intermediate studies and the module preparing for the option.

Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 


Assessment methods and criteria 

Bachelor’s thesis and the maturity test. Assessment Criteria at the University of Oulu can be found here.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


Pass / fail

Person responsible 

Professors and researchers in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

Working life cooperation 



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