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1. Course title

Pro gradu -tutkielma
Master's thesis
Master's thesis

2. Course code


3. Course status: compulsory

-Which degree programme is responsible for the course?
Master’s Programme in Particle Physics and Astrophysical Sciences

-Which module does the course belong to?
PAP300 Advanced Studies in Particle Physics and Astrophysical Sciences (Compulsory for all study tracks)

-Is the course available to students from other degree programmes?

4. Course level (first-, second-, third-cycle/EQF levels 6, 7 and 8)

Master’s level, degree programmes in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine = secondcycle
degree/EQF level 7

-Does the course belong to basic, intermediate or advanced studies (cf. Government Decree
on University Degrees)?
Advanced studies

5. Recommended time/stage of studies for completion

6. Term/teaching period when the course will be offered

7. Scope of the course in credits

30 cr

8. Teacher coordinating the course


9. Course learning outcomes

10. Course completion methods

11. Prerequisites

12. Recommended optional studies

13. Course content

14. Recommended and required literature

15. Activities and teaching methods in support of learning

Before starting the Master's thesis, student and the supervisor together make a thesis plan (form attached). The supervisor accepts the plan. The master degree programme board is informed about the thesis plan.

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16. Assessment practices and criteria, grading scale

Grading scale 1-5.

The evaluation matrix

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namePro gradu thesis evaluation matrix .pdf

Thesis has to have two examiners from which one has to be a professor or assistant professor and the other a person with at least a doctoral degree.

17. Teaching language