An independently written, scientific thesis is included and required in each degree at Hanken. Read more about them below:

The guideline for the scope of the Master's thesis is 60-70 pages of content of substance. The maximum number of pages of an acceptable Master's thesis, including table of contents and reference list, is 100.

You can deviate from the recommended number of pages if you are writing an article-based thesis or in agreement with your supervisor. Hanken's instructions for formatting should be observed.


A maturity test, which shows that the student is well acquainted with the subject of the thesis, is included in each Bachelor and Master's Thesis.

In some cases certain language requirements are fulfilled with the maturity test as well. Read more about the maturity test.