Theses in free choice studies
The provisions concerning Master’s theses are applied to the theses completed in free choice advanced studies with the following exceptions:
- In free choice studies, the thesis does not include a maturity test.
- In free choice studies, the thesis is examined by at least one examiner appointed by the Dean of the Faculty.
In all other respects, the regulations concerning the Master’s degree thesis apply. This means, among other things, that:
- The thesis completed in free choice advanced studies is submitted for evaluation in the electronic format (PDF/a) via the university's publication archive Trepo. Instructions concerning submitting and publishing your thesis are available in the Library’s Guide.
- A free choice studies thesis accepted by a Faculty is published in the University's publication repository Trepo.
- The originality of the text of the free choice advanced studies thesis must be checked using the Turnitin originality checking software before it is submitted for the actual evaluation process.
- An approved free choice advanced studies thesis is graded with a grading scale 1–5: 1=sufficient, 2=satisfactory, 3=good, 4=very good or 5=excellent.
The provisions concerning Bachelor's theses are applied to the theses completed in free choice intermediate studies, but the thesis does not include a maturity test.