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Basis of Education Competence Standards Structure of Studies Development of Expertise Methods and implementation Course Table

Course Description

NameThesis Planning
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student can
- choose a topic that is relevant for the development of both the field of study and his/her own expertise
- motivate his/her topic choice from various viewpoints
- create a thesis topic description and complete it into a thesis plan (=work plan)
- work flexibly with other people and parties involved in the thesis process
- present his /her knowledge and skills.
Contentselecting a thesis topic and narrowing it down
- writing a thesis topic description
- signing an agreement on thesis project and supervision
- finding a thesis supervisor
- information retrieval
- writing a thesis plan (= work plan) and finding source material
Requirementsparticipation in thesis info sessions, writing a thesis topic description, independent work, information retrieval, presenting a thesis plan (=work plan) in a thesis seminar.
Grading ScalePassed (S) - 0
Course materialThe student acquires the material required in the thesis process independently.
Savonia Reporting Instructions.
PrerequisitesResearch methodology studies of the degree programme.
Other ConsiderationsThe student may create an individual yet appropriate timetable for the thesis process.


We reserve the right to make changes to the curriculum due to the need to update the content being studied.