Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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TÄHT7025 Master's thesis, Astronomy 35 op

General description

If you wish to make a thesis in astronomy, please contact Seppo Mattila and/or Juri Poutanen. You will be offered possible topics for your thesis and will be nominated a supervisor.

Learning outcomes

The thesis project gives the student an opportunity to become involved in astrophysics research within one of the fields studied at the department of physics and astronomy or at Finnish Centre for Astronomy with ESO. The student acquaints his/herself with usage of scientific literature and will gain knowledge on the specific field of research related to the thesis. The student is trained in observational and/or theoretical research skills, good and ethically right scientific practices and to present clearly and exactly his/her results in the context of the relevant scientific questions in astrophysics.


Thesis work is based on student's own research and relevant scientific literature.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Thesis / dissertation
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year spring
5. year autumn
5. year spring

Belongs to following study modules

Fysiikan ja tähtitieteen laitos
Fysiikan ja tähtitieteen laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Fysiikan ja tähtitieteen laitos