I used "of which" to connect two sentences as follows:

I study master of architecture in Aalto University of which all my courses except the master thesis have been completed.

The sequence of information is important, since I am introducing myself. But I am not sure if I should use "in which", "of which", or another approach to connect these sentences.

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    You don't study "master of architecture". Either you study the or a master of architecture (in which "master" would be a person). If "master of architecture" is a degree programme, then you study for a master's degree in Architecture, but it'd be easier to say that you're a Master's student in architecture... In any case, "of which" doesn't really work. I would rewrite the sentence completely (e.g. "... and have completed all necessary courses. I'm currently writing my thesis on ABC under supervision of Prof. X."). Also, you don't study in Aalto University, but at Aalto University. – Earthliŋ Feb 17 '16 at 13:21

I'd rewrite. The Chicago Manual of Style capitalizes Master and Architecture.

I am a Master of Architecture student at Aalto University. I have completed all of my coursework, but I am still working on my thesis.

Or coursework; however, ...

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