Important dates and graduation ceremony

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Bachelor’s and master’s degree students can primarily graduate during teaching periods. When planning your graduation, please take into account your faculty’s schedules with regard to the thesis, examination of the maturity test and processing of the certificate application. A joint graduation ceremony for all faculties is arranged twice a year. The ceremony for spring 2017 graduates will be held on 9 June 2017. The registration practices vary between faculties. Members of the immediate family are welcome to attend the ceremony.

 

Faculty of Management

The ceremony for spring 2017 graduates will be held on Friday 9 June at 5:30 pm (Main building, Main auditorium, Kalevantie 4).

Graduates of the Faculty of Management will assemble in the Paavo Koli hall at 5 pm to receive roses, after which all attendees will relocate to the university’s joint ceremony at the main building. The new graduates will assemble in the portrait lobby (B wing, 2nd floor) at 5:30 pm. From there, the graduates will move into the main auditorium as a procession. The ceremony will last approximately 1.5 hours and end with sparkling wine served in the auditorium lobby. Members of the immediate family are welcome to attend the ceremony.

Registration for the ceremony

Registrations for the graduation ceremony must be submitted with the electronic form by 2 June 2017. You may take part in the ceremony even if you have not officially graduated.

Faculty of Education

Graduation in spring 2017

Those who follow the schedule provided below will receive their degree certificates before the summer break.


B.Ed. degree:

19 May 2017 Maturity test (recommendation for latest date of completion)

14 June 2017 Certificate application must be submitted through NettiOpsu in order to receive the degree certificate before the summer break. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the Study Register.

Week 26 Last signing of certificates in June

31 July 2017 Latest date of submitting certificate application for graduating during the 2016–
2017 academic year. The application will be processed in August, but the certificate can be dated for July if all completed course units have been recorded by 31 July 2017.


M.Ed. degree:

See more specific schedule regarding the master’s thesis (link?)

14 June 2017 Certificate application must be submitted through NettiOpsu in order to receive the degree certificate before the summer break. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the Study Register.

Week 26 Last signing of certificates in June

31 July 2017 Latest date of submitting certificate application for graduating during the 2016–2017 academic year. The application will be processed in August, but the certificate can be dated for July if all completed course units have been recorded by 31 July 2017.


Graduation ceremony
Students who complete an undergraduate or postgraduate degree during the semester in question are invited to take part in the graduation ceremony. Among students who complete a Bachelor of Education degree, only graduates of the early education programme are invited to attend.

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Graduation in spring 2017


The graduation ceremony will be held on Friday 9 June 2017. If you wish to receive your master’s degree by the time of the ceremony, please submit your certificate application no later than Wednesday 31 May 2017.

Applications can be submitted until the end of the spring term on 31 July 2017. However, those who submit the application towards the end may not receive their certificate until early August. The certificate can still be dated for July if all completed course units have been recorded by 31 July 2017.

Notice to supervisors: The content of the maturity test must be reviewed and the test submitted for language review to the Language Centre by Monday 12 June 2017.

Notice to teachers: All study attainments encompassed by the degree must be assessed and delivered to the unit’s office for registration by Friday 16 June 2017.

Important dates in the spring of 2017

B.Sc. degree

Degree programmes/supervisors provide more detailed schedules and instructions on submitting the B.Sc. thesis for examination! The examiner must evaluate the thesis within four weeks of the student in question completing the maturity test.

1 June 2017 Maturity test (recommendation for latest date of completion)

14 June 2017 Certificate application to be submitted through NettiOpsu if graduation by 21 June 2017 is intended. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.

21 June 2017 Last day of June for granting certificates.

31 July 2017 Latest submission of the certificate application; application will be processed in August .

M.Phil. degree:

The specific schedule must be agreed upon with the supervisor! The degree programme/supervisor provides more specific instructions on the pre-examination of the master’s thesis and the Turnitin originality check! In the event that the thesis summary serves as the maturity test, the examiners of the thesis must provide their statement within three weeks of the thesis being submitted for assessment.

24 May 2017 Master’s thesis must be submitted for examination through NettiOpsu if the thesis summary is to serve as the maturity test. If a separate maturity test is to be written in conjunction with the thesis, the relevant essay must be submitted for examination through NettiOpsu by 17 May 2017.

14 June 2017 Certificate application to be submitted through NettiOpsu if graduation by 21 June 2017 is intended. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.

21 June 2017 Last day of June for granting certificates.

31 July 2017 Latest submission of the certificate application; application will be processed in August .

Graduation ceremony

Graduating master’s degree and doctoral degree students of the Faculty of Natural Sciences must register for the graduation ceremony via an electronic form (LINK) no later than 2 June 2017. More information on the graduation ceremony is available from the faculty office, tel. +358 50 318 6398 or luo.info@uta.fi.

Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences

 

 

Faculty of Communication Sciences

Graduation in autumn 2017
Graduation schedules and information on registrations for the autumn graduation ceremony will be updated in the autumn.

Bachelor’s degrees

Master’s degrees

Licentiate and doctoral degrees

Registering for the graduation ceremony

Faculty of Social Sciences

Graduation in spring 2017

The final certificates of the spring semester will be granted on 21 June 2017. The certificate application must be submitted through NettiOpsu no later than 14 June 2016.
The graduation ceremony for master’s degree graduates of the spring semester electronic form. More information is available from Helena Siipo.