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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2014–2015
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KKENMP3 Scientific Writing - Module B - Thesis Writing / YKY (online) 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Language and communication studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Englannin kieli
Language Centre
Level B2-C2

Learning outcomes

Module B - Thesis Writing:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to
• identify the structure, moves and linguistic features of a master’s degree thesis and apply this knowledge to their own thesis
• review a thesis critically
• express clearly the aims, background, methods and conclusions of their research

Enrolment for University Studies

If you wish to complete the course during the academic year 2014 - 2015, contact the teacher no later than March 15, 2015.


Robert Hollingsworth, Teacher responsible


1-Sep-2014 – 15-May-2015
Tutorials 26 hours Web-based
Group 1
Exercises 28 hours Web-based



Evaluation criteria

  • Active participation
  • Satisfactory completion of all group evaluation tasks
  • A clearly written and well-structured thesis extract of 6 pages of text (minimum B2 level) following accepted academic conventions


Study materials

Will be distributed by the teacher and/or through Moodle.

Further information

This module (54 hours) is online apart from individual teacher-student tutorials for discussion of the submitted thesis extract. The work consists of readings, group analysis tasks and thesis writing work. Students should take the module after their research proposal has been accepted by their programme and they are about to embark upon the writing of their thesis.