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BL10A8600 Master's Thesis, 30 cr 
Code BL10A8600  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Master's Thesis  Abbreviation Master's Thesis 
Credits30 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassMaster's Thesis   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Katja Hynynen 

Description by Study Guide
Note  Location: Lappeenranta

In Master’s programmes taught in English, the Master’s thesis is always prepared in English.

Year  M.Sc. (Tech.) 2 
Period  1-4 
Teaching Language  English 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Post-doctoral researcher, D.Sc. (Tech.) Katja Hynynen


Upon completion of the course the student will be able to: 1. delineate a research problem, 2. select research methodology suitable for the study, 3. find relevant reference material and assess the credibility of sources, 4. apply the material correctly to his/her own work, 5. write a scientific report according to scientific practices with a special reference to electrical engineering.


Fundamentals of scientific work. Good scientific conduct associated with definition of a research problem, selection of research methodology, problem solving and scientific reporting with special focus on electrical engineering practices. Application of scientific knowledge to problem solving. Good information processing skills. Scientific reporting. Information search. Scientific writing skills. Writing the M.Sc. thesis.

Teaching Methods 

M.Sc. thesis, 780 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No)  No 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, M.Sc. thesis 100 %.

Course Materials 

Course material in Moodle. Master's thesis instructions in Uni portal.


B.Sc. (Tech.) degree (not required for students admitted directly into a Master's programme).

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No)  No 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No)  No 

Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Master's Thesis  COURSE  30  Katja Hynynen 
02.09.19 -17.04.20 -

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