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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
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YKYYV07 Introduction to Science and Research 2–5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Filosofian maisteriopinnot
Yhteiset opinnot/YKY
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

Having completed the course, the student will have an understanding of the nature of science and scientific research and be aware of the importance of basic decisions related to methodology and ethical issues concerning his/her own Master´s or Doctoral thesis project. He/she will be able to read research reports in a critical and informed way, evaluating factors of reliability, according to the approach used in a certain field. The student will be able to study in an ethically sound way, and, when making his/her own research, he/she can recognize essential ethical matters and questions. The student will be able to tell the difference between scientific discourse and neighboring discourses and write his/her thesis in suitable style.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Antti Keskinen, Teacher responsible


4-Sep-2015 – 23-Oct-2015
Lectures 24 hours
Fri 4-Sep-2015 - 23-Oct-2015 weekly at 12-15, Päätalo D10b
2-Oct-2015 at 12 –15 , Pinni A, Paavo Koli
16-Oct-2015 at 12 –15 , Pinni A, Paavo Koli

Further information

Course has electronic enrolment, but it is also possible to enrol when the course starts.