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SYST1203 Master's Thesis in Molecular Systems Biology 30 ECTS
Organised by
Molecular Systems Biology
Person in charge
Eevi Rintamäki

Learning outcomes

The student knows how to search scientific literature and apply it in the scientific project. The student also learns the principles of implementation and reporting of the outcomes of scientific project and critically compare own results with published data.


Master's thesis includes both the outcomes from thesis research project written in the form of scientific publication and the review of related literature. The recommended length of the thesis is 60 to 70 pages. Before the thesis can be evaluated the student will write a maturity essay (SYST1210) from a topic of the thesis, which will be reviewed by the professor in charge.

Teaching methods

Independent writing of the thesis

Teaching language


Modes of study

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

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Two examiners of the thesis nominated by the professor will propose a grade for the Thesis and suggest it for acceptance by the head of the department.

Recommended year of study

2nd year of Master's degree studies

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
Finnish Study Modules