Pro gradu thesis

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Course overview

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ECTS Credits 35   op
Language of instruction FI.



4th - 5th year

Learning outcomes

To be able to make a scientific research under guidance and to write a scientific report.


Written study about some special topic within theoretical physics, based on own research work and literature search. Length more than 50 pages. Includes a seminar talk.

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods

The student gets independently acquainted to certain field of theoretical physics and prepares a thesis, based on own research. Self-study 933 h.

Target group

Compulsory for theoretical physics students (for subject teacher line course 763682S).

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No specific prerequisites

Recommended optional programme components

No alternative course units or course units that should be completed simultaneously

Recommended or required reading

No reading

Assessment Methods and criteria

The thesis

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


Numerical grading scale 0 – 5, where 0 = fail

Work placements

No work placement period

Other information

University of Oulu oulun.yliopisto(at)
Tel. +358 294 48 0000
Fax +358 8 553 4112
PL 8000
FI-90014 Oulun yliopisto