(1st and) 2nd MSc-year, both semesters.
Along with participating to seminars, the student can compare different view points of research and he/she can adapt his/her own Master thesis for wider puicture of Geography. In the seminars, the student takes part to the geographical discussions and he/she can argue the results of his/her study.
There are three types of seminars to carry out. Seminar I, which takes place in the beginning of the seminar- of last study year, is based on research questions, hypothesis, data, methods, preliminary structure of thesis etc. In Seminar II, the student will present the structure of the thesis, theoretical background and the guidelines the empirical field work. In Seminar III the final version of the Master Thesis will be presented. Co-student will act as an opponent. Working as an opponent is obligatory at least once per seminarperiod.
Common course to all students of Geography.
Participating to seminars.
Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.
Pass / failed.