XYHH4003 Master’s thesis support (3 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:


Course description

The course focuses on supporting the writing of master’s thesis by advancing the students’ knowledge of the conventions, and by further developing their skills in scientific argumentation. The students will discuss their research and utilize peer feedback to increase the quality of their work.

Core content

· peer feedback in the master’s thesis writing process

· ethical use of sources in the master’s thesis

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this module, students are expected to be able to

· understand principles of academic integrity such as ethical use of sources

· produce scientific argumentation where the author’s voice is visible

· assess and edit their own writing with the help of different tools and peer feedback

· understand the conventions of thesis writing and produce an academic text based on them

· discuss their research

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
The course requires participation in contact teaching. Teaching methods may include lectures, workshops, student presentations, project work, group discussions, individual or small group tutorials and feedback sessions, etc. Collaborative and individual work is required.
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Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (3 cr)

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