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Planning Thesis

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SH00BD02
Curriculum: SA 2021
Level: Bachelor of Social Services
Year of Study: 2 (2022-2023)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Korpi, Hilkka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Learning Outcomes

• is able to write a research plan
• has submitted the research plan to the target organisation and it has been approved
• has submitted an application for a research permit to his / her thesis supervisor

Student's Workload

Student workload 135 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Research and development work starting points (SH00BC37 3 ECTS points)


• preparing a research plan
• preparing an application for research permit and applying for permit

Regional Impact

Thesis is done in co-operation with target organisation

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

• VAMK's thesis instructions and template
• research permit application template
• Other material indicated by the teacher

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

• independent study
• individual, pair and / or group guidance

Assessment Criteria


Assessment Methods

research plan approved by the supervisor and the target organisation