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Evaluation of the thesis

The thesis is evaluated by the supervising teachers upon consulting the client. In evaluating the language, the supervisors shall consult the language teacher, if necessary. The evaluation is based on SAMK’s Performance Regulations and Procedural Instructions ME71110. The evaluation shall focus on the thesis report submitted by the student.

The thesis shall be evaluated at the scale of 1 to 5, and the thesis may also be failed. The teachers shall also give a written opinion on the thesis. For acting as an opponent, please see Supervision and phases.

ITEMS TO BE EVALUATED AND THEIR WEIGHT: BACHELOR’S DEGREE AND MASTER’S DEGREE

BACHELOR'S THESIS

Revised weighting coefficients (on 20 September 2012):

1 Choice of topic and approach, weight 10%

2 Use of theoretical basis, weight 20%

3 Implementation/Process, weight 20%

4 Reliability and usability of results/outcome, weight 20%

5 Reporting, weight 10%

6 Development of professional competence, weight 20%

MASTER'S THESIS

Revised weighting coefficients (on 20 September 2012)

1 Choice of topic,  weight15%

2 Use of theoretical basis (studies, literature, empirical data),  weight 30%

3 Implementation and results,  weight 40%

4 Reporting, weight 15%

The target level descriptions presented in the instructions on writing a Bachelor's or Master's thesis shall be used in the evaluation; these descriptions may include field-specific requirements entered on the respective line.

 

Please see also the more detailed criteria for evaluation: Bachelor's Thesis (pdf) and Master's Thesis (pdf)

Updated: 28.03.2014
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