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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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STYÖA5 Bachelor's Thesis 10 ECTS
Organised by
Social Work
Preceding studies
General studies of the faculty: Introduction to Scientific Thinking, Empirical Research Methods and Information Acquisition I.
Course is available for:
  • Major subject students

Learning outcomes

Students have gone through the whole research process and learned to apply a research method in practice. Students are able to demonstrate their basic research skills in the form of a thesis.


During the seminar, students have produced a bachelor's thesis of approximately 20-30 pages of text. If separately agreed, the bachelor's thesis can also consist of a shorter scientific article.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

During the seminar, students also complete Information Acquisition II.
It is recommended that students complete simultaneously: STYÖA4 Research Methodology Studies (lectures and literature) and Scientific Writing (Finnish).

Modes of study

Active participation in the seminar (48h), a bachelor's thesis and a maturity test.


Numeric 1-5.

Recommended year of study

3. year autumn
3. year spring

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Intermediate Studies (Social Work)
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School of Social Sciences and Humanities