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813605S Pro gradu thesis (minor subject), 21 ECTS cr 
Code 813605S  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Pro gradu thesis (minor subject)  Abbreviation PRO GRADU THESI 
Scope21 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3259 Information Processing Science 
TypeCourse   
  GradingA,B,N,C,M,EX,L 
 
   
Unit Information Processing Science DP 

Description
ECTS Credits 

21 ECTS credits/560 hours of work.

 

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish/English

 
Timing 

free

 
Learning outcomes 

After completing the thesis the student can:

  • Define a relevant focused problem in the field of information processing science;
  • Apply scientific method as a tool in solving the stated research problem;
  • Synthesise research results and evaluate their validity;
  • Write a scientific thesis based on the accomplished research according to the department’s guidelines;
  • Participate in the evolution of ICT and postgraduate studies after completing the thesis.

 

 
Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face meetings and electronic communication with the supervisor.

 

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Conducting and reporting research under supervision of personal advisor.

 
Target group 

Minor students

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

The research plan and the final draft of the thesis will be presented in the “Master’s thesis seminar” (813602S).

 
Grading 

The supervisor and a second independent reviewer will evaluate the thesis by using the scale 1–5.

 
Person responsible 

Professors and other teachers/thesis advisors in the department.

 
Working life cooperation 

Especially empirical Master’s theses are often done in cooperation with private or public sector.

 


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