The master’s thesis module gives the student knowledge, skills, and competences to initiate, conduct, and complete their master’s thesis. The student is offered supervision from both partner universities. The thesis module is focused on the thesis and the student’s research topic within the framework of the programme. The thesis can either be a pure theoretical and analytical project or it a theoretical and methodological practical solution. The student is offered supervision from both partner universities. The module comprises a seminar that address research methodological issues.
Through the module, the student must gain knowledge and understanding of:
The student must through the module acquire skills in:
The student must through the module acquire competences for:
Reference is made to §17.
|Name of exam||Master's Thesis Module|
|Type of exam|
Master's thesis/final projectThe examination will be conducted as a conversation between the student(s) and the examiner and external examiner on the basis of a Master’s thesis prepared by one or a number of students. The Master’s thesis will be considered the shared responsibility of the group. The Master’s thesis and the conversation must demonstrate that each student fulfils the objectives for the module stated above as regards knowledge, skills and competences. The Master’s thesis, including a one-two page summary in a foreign language (either Finnish or Danish), forms the basis of the examination and assessment, and a combined grade will be awarded for the Master’s thesis and the oral performance.
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||External examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
The criteria of assessment are stated in the Academic Policies and Regulations (Aalto)
MA 4. Semester
Location of lecture: Aalto University Finland or Aalborg University Copenhagen
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Other location|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Art, Health and Technology|
|Department||Department of Communication and Psychology|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|