The Master's thesis is the final project of the Master's degree studies. It demonstrates the student's knowledge of a scientifically or societally important topic related to his or her professional field. The Master's thesis is a research project which requires approximately six months of work and it is worth 30 ECTS credits.
The Master's thesis is related to the student's spesialisation (previously major subject) and its topic is agreed on by the supervisor and the student together. In the Master's thesis, the student must demonstrate the ability to carry out the project independently and to follow a plan.
Students who wish to start working on their Master's thesis should read the LUT Final Thesis Instructions carefully and discuss about the topic first with the head of the MSc programme:
- Software Product Management and Business (SPMB): prof. Sami Hyrynsalmi
- Software Engineering and Digital Transformation (SEDT): ass. prof. Jussi Kasurinen
- Software Engineers for Green Deal: prof. Jari Porras
- Nordic Master's Programme in Sustainable ICT Solutions of Tomorrow (PROPHET): prof. Jari Porras
- The student applies for the approval of the thesis topic from the 1. supervisor. An application (1A -form) is returned to study secretaries by e-mail who then ask the approval trom the 1. supervisor. Please note that the thesis topic application and the evaluation of the thesis can not be handled during the same month. Please check the deadlines from the graduation schedule
- After getting a permission to publish the thesis in LUTPub from the 1. supervisor, the abstract in English and the master's thesis assessment application (1B -form) should be submitted to study secretaries. Please check the deadlines from the graduation schedule
- The degree acceptance application (1C-form) along with all required appendices should be submitted to study secretaries. Please check the deadlines from the graduation schedule
All the applications (forms 1A, 1B and 1C) are to be submitted to the study secretaries by e-mail email@example.com