MTTTS11 Master's Seminar and Thesis 40 ECTS
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Degree Programme in Mathematics and Statistics
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2015 – 2017
MTTTS11 Master's Seminar and Thesis 40 ECTS

Keywords

Strategic themes: Responsible conduct of research

Learning outcomes

The student can perform independent research in computational big data analytics and can report the underlying theory of the chosen methods and the achieved results in an understandable fashion. The student can comprehend scientific areas of knowledge and can follow ongoing developments in the student's field. The student is able to present the topic of the pro gradu thesis and the produced analysis results to other students in an understandable manner during the seminar.

Contents

Performing scientific research, writing a thesis, and presenting research results in computational big data analytics. Participating in seminar. Being familiar with the ethical norms of the field and applying these in the thesis. The seminar includes a 2-hour teaching in information acquisition skills organized by the library.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

The majority of Advanced Studies in Big Data Analytics.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
seminar  Participation in course work 
In English
practice essay  Essay 
In English
maturity test  Written exam 
In English
Thesis / dissertation 
In English
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Thesis studies 1  Thesis / dissertation  10 ECTS
In English
Evaluation 
Pass/fail. 
Further information 

The thesis topic has been formed into a meaningful whole, and most of the source literature has been determined. A plan on the progress, objectives and schedule of the work has been drawn up with the supervisor (supervision plan form). An essay in the major subject has been completed and approved.

Thesis studies 2  Thesis / dissertation  10 ECTS
In English
Evaluation 
Pass/fail. 
Further information 

The thesis has progressed according to plan, which has been noted during supervision. The source literature has been determined, and approximately one half of the manuscript has been written.

Thesis studies 3  Thesis / dissertation  10 ECTS
In English
Evaluation 
Pass/fail. 
Further information 

The thesis manuscript is ready to be finished.

Thesis studies 4  Thesis / dissertation  10 ECTS
In English
Evaluation 
Pass/fail. 
Further information 

The thesis has been submitted for review, the maturity test has been completed and the thesis has been checked with the plagiarism detection system. All components have been completed and the work has been approved.

The originality of thesis will be checked before evaluation using the plagiarism detection system.

The supervisor approves the components (option 2 in Modes of study). The completion criteria for components can be specified or described in more detail, if necessary, based on the supervisor’s decision and the structure and the form of the thesis (supervision plan form). Evaluation and approval is decided in accordance with the regulations on degrees.

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

2017–2018
Teaching
Faculty of Natural Sciences