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TCIM0302 Master´s Thesis, 30 op 
Koodi TCIM0302  Voimassaolo 01.01.1950 -
Nimi Master´s Thesis  Lyhenne Master´s Thesis 
Laajuus30 op  Vanhenemisaika  
TyyppiSyventävät opinnot Oppiaine0446 Matkailututkimus 
LajiGradu(Lopputyo)  Tuntimäärä  
Opinto-oikeus   ArvosteluOpinnäytetyöt, Approbatur - Laudatur 
Suositeltu suoritusaika 
Vastuuyksikkö Yhteiskuntatieteiden tiedekunta 


After completion of the seminar the student is able to

- plan and implement independently scientific research: identify a research phenomenon, define a research subject, develop research questions, conduct a systematic literature review, develop a theoretical framework and make thoughtful methodological choices

- conduct the careful analysis and critical evaluation of empirical data

- develop research findings based on the data analysis

- conduct research that follows the ethical principles of good research practice

- develop and present research arguments

- write research reports according to the principles of academic writing.


Preparing research plan, developing research arguments, reporting research results, familiarizing oneself with the research subject, theoretical discussions, methodology, data collection and analysis, research communication.

Edeltävät opinnot 

Supplementary studies
Methodological studies
TourCIM studies (recommended)

Toteutus ja työmuodot 

Independent work and supervisory meetings with thesis supervisor.

Vaadittavat suoritukset 

Accepted Master thesis and maturity exam (30 ECTS).

In addition to the written exam, the maturity exam can be completed also in a form of a presentation of research results. This presentations should be accompanied of a short report.

Finnish students who have completed their Bachelor's degree abroad need to write a maturity exam in Finnish language.

Lisätietoja kirjallisuudesta ja muusta materiaalista 

Reading package and further information during the seminar.


autumn and spring


2nd year master's degree students


Senior Lecturer in Tourism Research






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