The topic for the thesis may also be found during studies or a traineeship period abroad.
The progress of the thesis is usually faster if the topic is interesting and serves the development needs of everyday working life.
Se AMK’s model for a thesis agreement is in Thesis agreement (Appendix 1).
An electronic, printable Thesis Agreement form is available at Se AMK Intra.
The copyright and confidentiality questions related to commissions are dealt with in more detail in page Practice in the thesis process.
Many commissioning organizations may have their own study agreement models, and it is advisable to see them.Moreover, some Faculties also provide group work preparing for the thesis process and thesis workshops.In most cases, the choice of the topic of the thesis, or at least its subject area, is the student’s own responsibility, for which finding the topic requires independent initiative from the student.Thesis writing requires the ability to work independently.When writing their thesis, the student has a chance to put their innovativeness to test while formulating and solving a practical problem.The thesis agreement must specify, among other things, the representative of the commissioner, the tasks included in the thesis process, and the compensation of the costs incurred by the thesis process.The RDI goals and RDI credits of the thesis are also specified in the thesis agreement.On the same occasion, the amount and mode of payment of the possible reward must be agreed on.The student must be in contact with the teacher supervising the thesis before signing an agreement with an outside company.At some of the Faculties, teachers bring forward different options and opportunities.A great many of the topics are found through orders or commissions.