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POLKVS99 Master's Thesis and Seminar 40 ECTS
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Degree Programme in Politics
International Relations
Preceding studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
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Curricula 2012 – 2015
POLKVS99 Master's Thesis and Seminar 40 ECTS


Strategic themes: Responsible conduct of research

Learning outcomes

The objective of the seminar is to familiarise students profoundly with their chosen special area of study and to provide them with the skills for the use of scientific research methods and academic communication.


A thesis produced under the supervision of the assigned professor. The seminar lasts one academic year. In the first seminar the student produces a research plan (10 pages). In the second seminar the student presents a paper based on their thesis (20 pages). The students are expected to attend the seminars and to participate actively in discussions in the class.

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 / dissertation  40 ECTS
In Finnish
Numeric 1-5. 
Seminaari  Participation in course work 
In Finnish
Kypsyysnäyte  Written exam 
In Finnish

Kypsyysnäytteessä tarkastetaan ainoastaan sisältö.

Tiedonhankintataitojen opetus  Participation in course work 
In Finnish


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

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