Finnish / English.
st or 2
Student knows the research methods in specific field of biology.
She is conversant with her field of thesis and is able to
scientific thinking, estimating the results, analysing, drawing
conclusions and scientific communicating.
Literary work which in general includes experimental research
work. Student gets profoundly acquainted on certain special field
Independent research work on a scientific subject in agreement
with the responsible professor and under the supervision of the
Department. The supervisors may be professors of the department,
docents and other teachers and researchers who have the
docent’s status. The student may have several supervisors,
the other supervisor may be from other department, university (also
abroad) or from research institute. The subject must be
agreed on with the professor in advance. The research work can
contain fieldwork, laboratory work, theoretical work or work on
collections in museum. The work always includes a literature
survey. After having completed the thesis, the student writes the
Maturity Exam. The programme director will order the examiners by
the proposal of the professor. Pro gradu working group accepts and
grades the thesis on the basis of the final examiners’
TEAg: compulsory 20 cr, BSg: compulsory 40 cr.
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assessment criteria at the University of Oulu
1-5 / Fail.