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Reporting the Thesis

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SH00BD04
Curriculum: SA 2021
Level: Bachelor of Social Services
Year of Study: 3 (2023-2024)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Korpi, Hilkka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Learning Outcomes

• complete the thesis process
• present his/her thesis in public
• is as an opponent as an another student
• Writes approved maturity test using his/her school language
• Publishes his thesis in Theseus or as a hardcover book

Student's Workload

Student workload 135 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Planning and implementation parts of the thesis have been successfully completed


• Analysis / synthesis of the data
• Writing thesis
• Presentation of the thesis
• Being as an opponent
• Thesis passport filled and completed
• Maturity test
• Publication of the thesis

Regional Impact

The thesis is done in collaboration with working life

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

• VAMK thesis instructions
• Other material indicated by the teacher

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

• Independent study
• Individual, couple and / or group guidance
• Presentation seminars

Assessment Criteria

See Evaluation criteria evaluation criteria_eng.pdf (

Assessment Methods

Rating scale 0-5