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LI19SP Bachelor Degree Programme in International Business

Course Description

Code5 LIONT10
NameThesis Planning
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student can
- choose a topic that is relevant for the development of both the field of study and his/her own expertise
- motivate his/her topic choice from various viewpoints
- create a thesis topic description and complete it into a thesis plan (=work plan)
- work flexibly with other people and parties involved in the thesis process
- present his /her knowledge and skills.
Content- selecting a thesis topic and narrowing it down
- writing a thesis topic description
- signing an agreement on thesis project and supervision
- finding a thesis supervisor
- information retrieval
- writing a thesis plan (= work plan) and finding source material
RequirementsParticipation in thesis info sessions, writing a thesis topic description, independent work, information retrieval, presenting a thesis plan (=work plan) in a thesis seminar.
MethodsIndependent studies, seminars, presentations, workshops, peer tutoring and guidance given in groups and to individual students in various phases of the thesis process.
Grading ScalePassed - Failed
Course materialThe student acquires the material required in the thesis process independently.
Savonia Reporting Instructions.
PrerequisitesResearch methodology studies of the degree programme.
Other ConsiderationsThe student may create an individual yet appropriate timetable for the thesis process.
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Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.