TST-41006 Introduction to Graduate Studies, 1 cr

Additional information

The course is intended only for the first year students of the Degree Programmes in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, MSc (Tech).
THE COURSE STARTS ALREADY ON THE ORIENTATION WEEK! The course is only intended for degree students

Person responsible

Anna-Mari Viitala


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
TST-41006 2018-01 1 - 4 Anna-Mari Viitala
Mandatory attendance in the sessions and lectures; an approved personal study plan made with PSP tool.
Course includes compulsory mentor meetings in each major subject:

First teacher mentor meetings for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology degree students:

Electrical Engineering
Smart Grids: Mon 27.8.2018 at 10:15-11:45 in SH202
Wireless Communication and RF Systems: Fri 24.8.2018 at 10:15-11:45 in TD418

Information Technology
Communication Systems and Networks: Fri 24.8.2018 at 10:15-11:45 in TD418
Data Engineering and Machine Learning: Tue 28.8.2018 at 14:15-15:45 in TC103
Embedded Systems: Thu 23.8.2018 at 14:15-15:45 in TC133
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence: Tue 28.8.2018 at 14:15-15:45 in TC103
Software Engineering - Web & Cloud: Thu 23.8.2018 at 14:15-15:45 in TC133

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course student is able to - describe the structure and aims of the degree - prepare a personal study plan using TUT's PSP programme - use the university library as research source - recognize the Finnish academic study methods.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Structure of the degree     
2. Finnish way of studying     
3. Using TUT's library      
4. Personal study plan     
5. Teacher mentoring     

Correspondence of content

There is no equivalence with any other courses

Updated by: Ketola Susanna, 09.03.2018