Important Dates and Graduation Ceremonies

Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students can primarily graduate during teaching periods. Faculties and degree programmes may have their own deadlines regarding graduation. A detailed timetable must be drawn up with your thesis supervisor.

Licentiate and doctoral students can graduate once a month.

You will receive a notification on Student's Desktop when your degree certificate is ready.

Graduation ceremony 14 December 2018

A joint graduation ceremony for all faculties is arranged twice a year. The ceremony for autumn 2018 graduates will be held on 14 December 2018. The ceremony is conducted in Finnish. Members of the immediate family are welcome to attend the ceremony. As registration for the ceremony differs from faculty to faculty, please contact your own faculty for further information. If you wish to receive your master’s degree by the time of the ceremony, please submit your certificate application no later than Monday 3 December 2018.

Graduation in December 2018

The last date for certificate issue in December is Wednesday 19 December 2018. Submit your application through NettiOpsu by Monday 3 December 2018 (if graduation by 19 December 2018 is intended).

NettiOpsu's application form is not in use between 27 December 2018 - 2 January 2019. All applications for 2018 must be submitted via NettiOpsu by 26 December 2018.

Graduation in the spring term 2019

The first date for certificate issue in January is Wednesday 30 January 2019. For more detailed information, please see the instructions given by your own faculty.

Faculty Schedules

Faculty of Communication Sciences

Important dates in the autum of 2018

Bachelor’s degree

The specific schedule must be agreed upon with the supervisor. Degree programmes/supervisors provide more detailed schedules and instructions on submitting bachelor's theses for examination! The examiner must evaluate the thesis within four weeks of the student in question completing the maturity test.

1 Nov 2018     Maturity test (recommended to take on 1 Nov at the latest)

3 Dec 2018     Certificate application to be submitted through NettiOpsu if graduation by 19 December 2018 is intended. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.

19 Dec 2018   Last date for certificate issue in December.

By observing the schedule specified above, you ensure that the certificate is completed in December on 19 December 2018 at the latest.

31 Dec 2018  Latest submission of the cerificate application; application will be processed in January. All comleted course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.

 

Master’s degree

The specific schedule must be agreed upon with the supervisor! The degree programme/supervisors 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.

29 Oct 2018  Master’s thesis must be submitted for examination through NettiOpsu if a separate maturity essay is to be written in conjunction with the thesis.

5 Nov 2018   Master’s thesis must be submitted for examination through NettiOpsu if the thesis summary is to serve as the maturity test.

3 Dec 2018   Certificate application to be submitted through NettiOpsu if graduation by 19 December 2018 is intended. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register. If you wish to receive your master’s degree by the time of the graduation ceremony, please submit your certificate application no later than 3 December 2018.

14 Dec 2018       Graduation ceremony

19 Dec 2018       Last date for certificate issue in December.

By observing the schedule specified above, you ensure that the certificate is completed in December.

31 Dec 2018     Latest submission of the certificate application; application will be processed in January. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.
 

Graduation Ceremony 14 December 2018

The University of Tampere organizes a celebration for those who have graduated (Master’s and Doctoral degree graduates) in the autum of 2018. The celebration is held on Friday the 14th of December 2018 at 18.00 in the university main auditorium.

Graduates assemble for the graduation celebration of the Faculty of Communication Sciences at 17.00 (PINNIB, the corridor between PINNIA and PINNIB, 1st floor).  Around 17.30, we will proceed to the portrait gallery in the 2nd floor of the Main building.

Please enroll for the ceremony using an eForm on Friday 7th of December, 2018 at the latest. Invitations for the guests are sent later, so remember to include the address to which the invitations will be sent in the email. You may invite two people to the celebration starting at 18.00.
We hope to see you at the celebration!

Important dates in the spring of 2019

The first date for certificate issue in January is Wednesday 30 January 2019. More detailed information will be available later.

 

 

Faculty of Education

Graduation in the autumn 2018

Here are the deadlines if you intend to graduate in the autumn semester 2018.

Bachelor’s degree

29 Oct 2018     Bachelor's thesis must be submitted for examination

1 Nov 2018       Maturity test (recommended to take on 1 Nov at the latest)

3 Dec 2018       Degree Certificate application to be submitted through NettiOpsu if graduation by 19 December 2018 is intended. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.

19 Dec 2018    Last date for certificate issue in December.

By observing the schedule specified above, you ensure that the certificate is completed in December on 19 December 2018 at the latest.

28 Dec 2018     Apply for the module grade by noon

31 Dec 2018     Latest submission of the certificate application; application will be processed in January. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.

Master’s degree

29 Oct 2018      Master’s thesis must be submitted for examination through NettiOpsu if a separate maturity essay is to be written in conjunction with the thesis.

5 Nov 2018      Master’s thesis must be submitted for examination through NettiOpsu if the thesis summary is to serve as the maturity test.

3 Dec 2018        Certificate application to be submitted through NettiOpsu if graduation by 19 December 2018 is intended. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the study register. If you wish to receive your master’s degree by the time of the graduation ceremony, please submit your certificate application no later than 3 December 2018.

14 Dec 2018    Graduation ceremony

19 Dec 2018     Last date for certificate issue in December.

By observing the schedule specified above, you ensure that the certificate is completed in December.

28 Dec 2018     Apply for the module grade by noon

31 Dec 2018     Latest submission of the certificate application; application will be processed in January. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.

Important dates in the spring of 2019

The first date for certificate issue in January is Wednesday 30 January 2019. More detailed information will be available later.

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.

The ceremony for autumn 2018 graduates will be held on Fri December 14, 2018. The ceremony is in Finnish. See the programme of the ceremony.

Faculty of Management

Graduation in Autumn 2018

Master’s degree

The specific schedule must be agreed upon with the supervisor! The degree programmes/supervisors provide 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.

29 Oct 2018  Master’s thesis must be submitted for examination through NettiOpsu if a separate   maturity essay is to be written in conjunction with the thesis.   

30 Nov 2018 All course units and study modules of the degree must be registered in your transcript if you plan to graduate by 19 December 2018.

3 Dec 2018  Certificate application to be submitted through NettiOpsu if graduation by 19  December 2018 is intended.

14 Dec 2018   Graduation ceremony

19 Dec 2018    Last date for certificate issue in December.

By observing the schedule specified above, you ensure that the certificate is completed in December.

31 Dec 2018  Latest submission of the certificate application; application will be processed in January. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.

Graduation ceremony

The graduation ceremony will be held on Friday 14 December 2018. Graduates of the Faculty of Management will assemble at the Pinni B1096 Hall at 17.00 to receive a rose each. We will then proceed to the University graduation ceremony in the Main Building. Master’s and Doctoral degree graduates of this autumn are also welcome to the ceremony. If you wish to finish your Master’s degree before the graduation ceremony, please submit a degree certificate application on Wednesday 28 Nov 2018 at the latest. To participate in the ceremony, please enroll online by 2 December.

Important dates in the spring of 2019

The first date for certificate issue in January is Wednesday 30 January 2019. More detailed information will be available later.

 

Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences

Faculty of Natural Sciences

In the Faculty of Natural Sciences, degree certificates are produced during term time on Wednesdays (not during holidays).

Important dates in the autumn of 2018


Bachelor’s degree

The specific schedule must be agreed upon with the supervisor! Degree programmes/supervisors provide more detailed schedules and instructions on submitting bachelor’s theses for examination! The examiner must evaluate the thesis within four weeks of the student in question completing the maturity test.

1 Nov 2018 Maturity test (recommended to take on 1 November at the latest)

3 Dec 2018 Degree Certificate application to be submitted through NettiOpsu if graduation By 19 December 2018 is intended. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.

19 Dec 2018 Last date for certificate issue in December.

By observing the schedule specified above, you ensure that the certificate is completed in December on 19 December 2018 at the latest. 

31 Dec 2018 Latest submission of the certificate application; application will be processed in January 2019. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the register.


Master’s degree

The specific schedule must be agreed upon with the supervisor! The degree programmes/supervisors provide 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.

29 October 2018 Master’s thesis must be submitted for examination through NettiOpsu if a separate maturity essay is to be written in conjunction with the thesis.

5 Nov 2018 Master’s thesis must be submitted for examination through NettiOpsu if the thesis summary is to serve as the maturity test.

3 Dec 2018 Certificate application to be submitted through NettiOpsu if graduation By 19 December 2018 is intended. All completed course units and module grades to be included in the degree must be in the study register. If you wish to receive your master's degree certificate by the time of the graduation ceremony, please submit your certificate application no later than 3 December 2018.

14 Dec 2018  Graduation ceremony

19 Dec 2018 Last date for certificate issue in December.

By observing the schedule specified above, you ensure that the certificate is completed in December.

31 Dec 2018 Latest submission of the certificate application; application will be processed in January 2019.

Graduation ceremony

The graduation ceremony is optional, and no diplomas are handed to the graduates during the ceremony. More information on the graduation ceremony: Faculty office, tel. 050 3186398 or luo.info@uta.fi . Please enroll for the ceremony using an eForm By 7 December 2018.

 

Supervisors please note: maturity test assessment must be ready and reach Language Centre by 10 December 2018.
Teachers please note: all study units must be assessed and reach the Faculty office for registration by 17 December 2018.
 

Graduation in spring 2019

The first date for certificate issue in January is Wednesday 30 January 2019. More detailed information will be available later.

 

 

Faculty of Social Sciences

Graduation in autumn 2018

The final certificates of the spring semester will be granted on 19 December 2018. The certificate application must be submitted through NettiOpsu no later than 3 December 2018.

The graduation ceremony for master’s degree graduates of the autumn semester will be held on 14 December 2018. Please enroll for the ceremony using an eForm.

Licentiate and Doctoral Degrees

The Faculty Councils, which decide on the acceptance of licentiate theses and doctoral dissertations, convene once a month. There are no Faculty Council meetings in July. The degree certificate will be awarded after you have submitted the application for a degree certificate (students of Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences do not have to submit an application) and your licentiate thesis or doctoral dissertation has been accepted by the Faculty Council.