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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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BTK4030 Thesis Seminar 2 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Biotechnology
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Curricula 2015 – 2017
BTK4030 Thesis Seminar 2 ECTS

General description

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Learning outcomes

After the seminar, the student is able to:
- perform systematic information retrieval on specific research topics
- deliver scientific presentations and communicate scientific results to a broad audience
- participate in scientific discussion


The seminars contain presentations by students followed by active scientific discussion by all participants. Each student delivers two presentations, first highlighting the plans for their Master's thesis work and then the results obtained. The topics covered include research methods, interpretation of results and forming scientific conclusions.
The library organizes lectures and practical training on acquisition of scientific data.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish



Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences