TTI-50006 Introduction to Graduate Studies, 1 cr

Additional information

This course is intended only for the first year students of Automation Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering programmes. The course is only intended for degree students

Person responsible

Johanna Heinola-Lepistö, Jenni Lassila, Heidi Ojanperä


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
TTI-50006 2019-01 1 Johanna Heinola-Lepistö
Jenni Lassila
Heidi Ojanperä
Attendance on the lectures, approved PSP, approved assignments including a learning diary. Completion requires attendance in all learning events which must belong to the same implementation.

Learning Outcomes

After the course the students are familiar with the structure and the study modules of their study programme. The students are able to use the PSP tool and create a personal study plan according to their degree requirements. The students are able to use the university library as research source. The students are able to recognize cultural differences and the Finnish academic study methods. The students are able to identify some of their possible career opportunities.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Degree structure, PSP and study planning     
2. Information retrieval     
3. Career opporturnities, career planning     
4. Time management     
5. Finnish culture and cultural differences     

Correspondence of content

There is no equivalence with any other courses

Updated by: Heinola-Lepistö Johanna, 24.06.2019