Master's Programme in Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability AMIS (EIT Raw Materials)


The Master's Thesis is an independent research and development project in material science, jointly supervised by the 1st year university professor and 2nd year university professor.

Be mindful of the administration schedules and issues relating to graduation when working on your thesis.

The master's thesis is a project that all students undertake towards the end of their studies. The purpose of this project is to solve a problem related to the field of study on a topic related to the advanced studies of the degree program.

This project is worth 30 credits (ECTS) as a study attainment. It consists of the thesis report as well as a maturity test, and a seminar or presentation related to the project.

Master's Thesis checklist (more information below)

  1. Find a supervising professor and agree on the topic with them. 
  2. Apply for Master’s thesis topic approval in eAge. Check the Degree Programme Committee meeting schedule
  3. Write the thesis following the instructions
  4. Agree on the presentation and the evaluation schedule of the thesis with your supervisor.
  5. After receiving the permission from your supervisor, submit the thesis in eAge. Check the Degree Programme Committee meeting schedule
  6. Make sure that you are enrolled as an attending student and that your personal study plan is valid and approved so that you can apply for graduation

Master’s thesis guidelines

The Master’s thesis guidelines contain general information on the thesis and describes the whole process from start to approval:

More information on Master’s thesis evaluation:

Getting started with your master's thesis

Working on your master's thesis

Practical instructions on writing the thesis

The Aalto University Language Centre offers a Writing Clinic service for students to help with academic English. 

Turnitin is a help for skilful writing and prevention of plagiarism.

Word template for master's thesis in English, Finnish and Swedish

Evaluation and approval of the master's thesis


You can apply for the approval and evaluation of the master's thesis and for the master's degree graduation at the same time, if all the studies for your master's degree have been completed and registered. For more information, please see the Graduation page. Please also make sure to fill out the TEK survey for New Graduates in Technology. 2023 Survey link

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