Students are required to complete a Master's Thesis, which is a research assignment with a workload corresponding to 30 credits. The thesis is written on a topic usually related to the student's major and agreed upon between the student and a professor who specializes in the topic of the thesis. The supervisor of the thesis must be a professor in the Aalto University. The thesis advisor(s) can be from a company or from another university. Thesis advisor(s) must have at least a Master’s degree.

Master’s Thesis work includes a seminar presentation or equivalent presentation. The student is also required to write a maturity essay related to the Master’s Thesis.

The Master’s Thesis is a public document and cannot be concealed.