The purpose of the thesis is to demonstrate the student's ability to adapt knowledge and skills acquired during professional studies. The thesis can be accomplished in the form of project work, research work or applied research. Preparation of the thesis is accomplished towards the end of your studies; a minimum of 150 credits must be accomplished before starting the work on the thesis. It can also be multi-disciplinary.
After finishing the thesis, students write a maturity test. It demonstrates the student's language skills and how familiar he/she is with the chosen subject of his/her thesis. Finnish students write the maturity test in Finnish and foreign students in English.
More detailed information about the thesis process can be found from the thesis website.