LTT-11107 Introduction to Academic Studies, 4 cr

Additional information

The course is intended only for the first year students of the International Degree Programme in Science and Engineering, BSc (Tech). The course is only intended for degree students

Person responsible

Erja Sipilä, Tiina Riihelä


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
LTT-11107 2019-01 1 - 2 Carlos Mendoza Santana
Tiina Riihelä
Erja Sipilä
Attendance in the learning events and completion of the required assignments.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course, the students: - are familiar with the degree structure and study fields of the degree programme - know how to locate, evaluate and use information in an academic context - are able to make a personal study plan - have basic knowledge of the Finnish working life and tools to conceptualise their skills - have the communication skills to act as an active member of a multicultural group - have basic knowledge in entrepreneurship and innovation. - are able to solder and programme a LED blinker - are able to carry out a small scale product development process in a group - have the skills to report and present a project work


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. The structure and objectives of the degree programme     
2. The study fields of the programme     
3. Communication skills and working in a multicultural group     
4. LED blinker project     
5. Innovation and entrepreneurship     

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
LTT-11107 Introduction to Academic Studies, 4 cr LTT-11106 Introduction to Academic Studies, 3 cr  

Updated by: Pitkänen Anna, 22.02.2019