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TERKAN19 Master's Thesis 30 ECTS
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Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Public Health
Person in charge
Thesis supervisor
Preceding studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Health Sciences
Curricula 2011 – 2012
KATES010 Master's Thesis 30 ECTS

General description

The student writes a thesis in form of a monograph or a scientific article.

Learning outcomes

After writing an accepted master’s thesis the student
-can formulate relevant research questions, choose an appropriate study design and methods as well as work as part of a research group and/or carry out a scientific empirical study
-is deeply acquainted with at least one public health subject matter and
-is able to analyze a broad dataset and administer the written presentation of scientific work


The thesis can be written either as a monograph or based on an article manuscript accepted in or submitted to a peer-reviewed journal (more instructions in the MHS Moodle).

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Thesis  Thesis / dissertation  30 ECTS
In English
Numeric 1-5. 
Maturity Test  Written exam 
In Finnish
In English

Before the Master’s Thesis is accepted the students must pass a Maturity test. The test will be evaluated for both content and language. The Maturity test is evaluated pass/fail for both parts. No credits.


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

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