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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
LFCOR Orientation 2 ECTS
Organised by
Masters Degree Programme in Leadership for Change
Common Core Studies / JKK
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Management
Curricula 2015 – 2017
LFCOR Orientation 2 ECTS

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student is expected to grasp the principles of studying in the university and to be familiar with the University of Tampere as a study environment.

The student is also expected to be aware of the structure, requirements and learning outcomes of her/his degree programme, the learning, study guidance and counselling opportunities available to her/him, and the basic concepts of good scientific practises. The student is expected to be able to apply this knowledge in the planning and completion of her/his studies, and to be capable of planning and assessing her/his studies throughout the completion of the degree.


During the orientation, students will familiarise themselves with the University of Tampere as a learning environment, their own degree programme, and with the services available to them to support their studies, their planning and completion.

The orientation consists of:
1) General Orientation Course for International Students (not compulsory for Finnish students)
2) Introduction to Academic Culture and Degree Studies (not compulsory for Finnish students)
3) Orientation to studying in the Degree Programme and personal study planning
4) Basics of Information Literacy: taught by the university library, will introduce the student to the printed and electronic library materials, and provide the student with a grasp of information retrieval, use and assessment of information, and good ethical practices in the academia.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Faculty of Management