Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Cancelled Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 3.4.2020 - 3.4.2020
Cancelled Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 8.5.2020 - 8.5.2020
Cancelled Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 29.5.2020 - 29.5.2020
Cancelled Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr Summer Examination 12.6.2020 - 12.6.2020
Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 28.2.2020 - 28.2.2020
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 24.1.2020 - 24.1.2020
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 13.12.2019 - 13.12.2019
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 1.11.2019 - 1.11.2019
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 4.10.2019 - 4.10.2019
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 16.8.2019 - 16.8.2019
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 31.5.2019 - 31.5.2019
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 3.5.2019 - 3.5.2019
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 5.4.2019 - 5.4.2019
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 1.3.2019 - 1.3.2019
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 25.1.2019 - 25.1.2019
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 7.12.2018 - 7.12.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 2.11.2018 - 2.11.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 5.10.2018 - 5.10.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 17.8.2018 - 17.8.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 8.6.2018 - 8.6.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 18.5.2018 - 18.5.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 4.5.2018 - 4.5.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 6.4.2018 - 6.4.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 9.3.2018 - 9.3.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 9.2.2018 - 9.2.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 12.1.2018 - 12.1.2018
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 8.12.2017 - 8.12.2017
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 10.11.2017 - 10.11.2017
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 13.10.2017 - 13.10.2017
Book examination supporting the Masters thesis 5 Cr General Examination 15.9.2017 - 15.9.2017

Target group

Master’s students in the EEB preparing to work on the Masters thesis.

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is that the student

  • improves the skills in critically reading scientific literature
  • gets a general idea of the background of the field of his/her Masters thesis
  • understands the basic concepts and general theories in the field of his/her Masters thesis
  • develops in planning the problem setting and the time table of his/her Masters thesis

Timing

Prior to initiating the Masters thesis.

Contents

General background, ideas, themes, theories and the methods used in the field of the Masters thesis.

Completion

The student will select a book (200-300 pp) or collect a set of scientific articles on the topic of the Masters thesis with the help of the supervisor. The student is expected to study the material in order to be able to answer questions on the themes selected from the material.

Public book exams are organized twice a month.

Study materials

Recommended a scientific monograph on the field of the Masters thesis, alternatively a collection of related scientific articles.

Assessment practices and criteria

Written book exam 1-5. The answers are expected to be short essays answering to the questions. The evaluation is based on the mastering of the subject and the quality of the presentation.

Additional information

The material for the examination is to be agreed with the teacher receiving the examination. The teacher receiving the examination if one of the teachers in the Masters program.