A step-by-step guide for completing a Master's degree in English Philology

Master's Degree is 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System, opintopistettä) and it is comprised of

  • Advanced studies 80 ECTS
  • Other studies 40 ECTS

 


FOURTH YEAR

Autumn (1st (or 7th) term)

Orientation Studies

 

708302Y Personal Study Plan

Master's degree, checkpoint

Advanced Studies in English Philology:

 

682382S Master’s seminar

 

Elective course 1 5 ECTS

 

Elective course 2 5 ECTS

Minor subject studies or other/optional studies:

 

[10 ECTS selected according to personal preferences]

Spring (2nd (or 8th) term)

Advanced Studies in English Philology:

 

Elective course 3 5 ECTS

 

Elective course 4 5 ECTS

 

Elective course 5 5 ECTS

 

Elective course 6 5 ECTS

Minor subject studies or other/optional studies:

 

[10 ECTS selected according to personal preferences]


FIFTH YEAR

 

Autumn (3rd (or 9th) term)

Advanced studies in English Philology:

 

682320S Master's Thesis 20 ECTS (total 40 ECTS)

Minor subject studies or other/optional studies:

 

[10 ECTS selected according to personal preferences]

Spring (4th (or 10th) term)

Advanced studies in English Philology:

 

682320S Master's Thesis 20 ECTS (total 40 ECTS)

Minor subject studies or other/optional studies:

 

[10 ECTS selected according to personal preferences]

 

 

Alternatively, you can complete the Master’s Thesis during one term and minor and/or other/optional studies during another term, for example. The order of studies in the Master’s degree leaves room for personal preferences. However, the compulsory Master’s seminar precedes the process of doing the research for and writing a Master’s Thesis.

Compiling Advanced Studies package:

After you have completed all the advanced studies courses, ask for the study package to be compiled (contact Helena Karjalainen).

 

Last updated: 20.12.2016