TIES501 Master's thesis seminar (3 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Information Technology
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023


It is final stage of Master studies for Information Technology students; the main components of the course are: selection of the topic (prior to the seminar must be agreed with the Thesis supervisor and approved by the Head of the study programme), search and analysis of the literature, selection of the research methods, development of the research plan, design and implementation of the empirical part of the Thesis, presentations for each component.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and skills necessary for completing the Master Thesis

Description of prerequisites

Bachelor degree; up-to-date eHOPS which will enable the student to graduate within one year of starting the Master Thesis. Also the student should have the topic for the Thesis and a supervisor, at least preliminarily contemplated.
For IMDP WISE and IMDP COIN students the CSD Project is also pre-required.

Study materials

Available on-line

Completion methods

Method 1

Closely follow the Seminar schedule
Evaluation criteria:
Grades are given by completion of the 90 % of the Master Thesis. Active participation in seminars, all home works completed and presented, peer-reviews completed, Thesis supervisors approval
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (3 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish