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FUTS9010 Research Seminar 3 ECTS
Organised by
Futures Studies
Person in charge
Petri Tapio and Markku Wilenius

Learning outcomes

The doctoral candidates will learn to present concisely their research in an international environment, give and take constructive criticism into account, and defend the research logically and systematically.


The doctoral candidates will present the thesis in three phases: 1) Outlining the idea and objectives of the study, preparing and performing an illustrative oral and written research plan, 2) showing a detailed method choice description and 3) presenting the results.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 4 h 0 h
Group work

Lectures of general requirements of Doctorate theses in Futures Studies (4 h). Oral and written presentation of the Doctoral Thesis three times during the process. Commenting other candidates works as an opponent and as an active participant of the audience.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Oral exam
  • In English
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

First, second and fourth year autumn.

Study materials

Material delivered during the course.

Belongs to following study modules

Finland Futures Research Centre
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Finland Futures Research Centre
MDP in Futures Studies (MA)
Futures Studies (Field of Business)