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BK10A1501 Master's Thesis and Seminar, 30 cr 
Code BK10A1501  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Master's Thesis and Seminar  Abbreviation Master's Thesis 
Credits30 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassMaster's Thesis   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Harri Eskelinen 
Katriina Mielonen 

Description by Study Guide

Location: muu / other, kokonaan verkossa / full digi


M.Sc. (Tech.) 2



Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Katriina Mielonen, University Lecturer, D.Sc.


The Master’s thesis is the final project of the Master’s degree, which demonstrates the student’s knowledge of a topic of scientific or societal importance in the professional field in question. Student is able to combine theory and practice: he/she can exploit theory in solving problems in scientific research. The student must demonstrate the ability to carry out the project independently and following a plan and student, can set goals for him/her self-concerning results and time schedules. The student manages extensive and versatile data acquisition knowhow.


The Master’s thesis is a research project by nature, which requires approximately 6 months of
work. It is related to the student’s major subject and its topic is agreed on by the supervisor
and the student together. During the work, student must show capability to work
independently according to defined plans and goals.

Teaching Methods 

The Master’s thesis is a written report on the research work involved, presenting the stages of
the work, the methods, results and explanations.
1st-4th period. Independent study 776 h. Total workload 780 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, Master’s thesis 100 %.

Course Materials 

LUT final thesis instructions. Seminar instructions in Moodle.

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


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



Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
Register Master's Thesis and Seminar  COURSE  30  Katriina Mielonen  02.09.19 -31.07.20

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