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ECTS Credits 20   op
Language of instruction FI.

Finnish (also English)


5. year of studies

Learning outcomes

After writing the Master's degree, student has written an analytical and logical study of a problem or theory in a field of mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics. Completing the thesis succesfully, student is able to write scientific articles and texts in mathematics.


The scope of the Master's thesis is 20 cr for Teacher students and 30 cr in other disciplines. In Master's thesis, the student engages in researching a specific mathematical area or problem in the field of mathematics, appliead mathematics or statistics.  

Mode of delivery


Learning activities and teaching methods

Own work, meetings with the supervisor

Target group

Major students

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent), 20-50 cr advanced studies

Recommended optional programme components


Recommended or required reading


Assessment Methods and criteria


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



Work placements


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