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Archived teaching schedules 2018–2019
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LFCS99 Master's Seminar and Thesis 40 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Masters Degree Programme in Leadership for Change
Common Core Studies / JKK
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

The seminar is designed to provide a student with knowledge and tools required to develop and undertake research in the field of his/her specialisation as well as to effectively communicate research findings to different audiences. S/he will evaluate research methodologies, develop research strategies, and select research methods for answering research questions. The seminar also covers the themes related to the practical writing of the Master's Thesis, working with and presenting one's own thesis and reading and critically commenting seminar papers written by other students. The student will complete her/his thesis project along with the seminar process. The student is familiar with the principles of sound academic practice and knows how to implement them.

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Anni Kangas, Teacher responsible
Malla Mattila, Teacher responsible


10-Sep-2018 – 24-May-2019


Numeric 1-5.

Further information

First year students, Wednesdays at 14-16. 

12 December 14–16: What is a thesis?

6 February 14–16: Presentations of theses analyses

20 February 14–17 Ideapaper presentations

27 February 14–17 Ideapaper presentations

13 March 14–17 Topic analysis presentations

20 March 14–17 Topic analysis presentations

End of April/early May, Research proposal presentations

Master's seminar includes one mandatory information retrieval training session (2 hours) arranged by Tampere University Library.                                                           

Second year students

Wednesday 19.9. 14–16 Research Proposal Seminar (continues from last semester) 

Tuesday 23.10. 10–14

Wednesday 24.10. 10–14

Tuesday 4.12. 12–16, Main Building K106 & K112

Wednesday 5.12. 12–16, Main Building K106 & K107