The course is not available to students from other degree programs than Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics Master’s programme (AGERE).
The first year studies in the Master programme. The students participate the seminar at least once during 1st year spring term.
Academic scientific writing supports the competence provided by this course. Additional courses in scientific communication are also recommended.
After the course the students know
- how to plan, write and present a research proposal
- how to act as a discussant and opponent in the scientific context
- how to contribute to the scientific debate
- how to write an abstract and a summary of research results
- how to write a thesis and how to present scientific research results
- how to communicate scientific results to a wider audience
The 2nd year of Master studies
Arranged in both autumn and spring term every year.
The course is compiled of students’ written and oral presentations, discussions and debates concerning each student's own thesis project. The learning is based on the feedback of peer students and on the guidance of supervising professors and teachers.
The course is offered in the form of contact teaching. It is also possible to participate from distance through internet. The student should attend in 12 seminars including own presentations, chairing of two sessions and acting as an opponent for one presentation. The own presentations include writing a research proposal and a summary of the Master thesis.
Given during seminar
Activities include the writing of a research plan and a summary of the thesis, oral presentations and discussions about the thesis, chairing the sessions and acting as an opponent. Immediate feedback is obtained from peer students and supervisors.
pass / fail
Professor Markku Ollikainen, professor Timo Sipiläinen, university lecturer Leena Rantamäki-Lahtinen
Replaces the former course 863064 YLE19 Tutkielmaseminaari 5 cr OR 81823 MAE34 Maisterin seminaari 4 cr.