LUOYY020 Tutoring 2 ECTS
Organised by
Common Core Studies
Person in charge
Faculty, Head of Study Affairs

General description

The course unit is intended for students at the University of Tampere who act as tutors in their student organisations.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course unit, the student

? will understand the importance of peer support
? will know how to describe the central features of university studies
? will be familiar with the degree structure.


Student tutors act as peer supervisors for new students, helping them find their place as students and members of the student community.

Tutors participate in the training for tutors, where they learn about the role of a tutor and the guidance provided for students.

In addition to this, tutors will familiarise themselves with
? the curriculum, teaching schedule and studies website of their own degree programme
? other teaching offered by the university (including language studies).

Tutors take an active role in the systematic tutoring of students for the duration of at least one semester.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in tutor training and the meetings organised by the tutor in charge.  Participation in course work 
In Finnish
In English
Self-reflection  Essay 
In Finnish
In English
Further information 

an essay and/or learning diary of about two pages

Completing the tutoring feedback survey  Essay 
In Finnish
In English

Course requirements
? Participation in tutor training and the meetings organised by the tutor in charge.
? Self-reflection (an essay and/or learning diary of about two pages).
? Completing the tutoring feedback survey.

It is possible to get 2 ECTS credits for tutoring Finnish students.

It is possible to get the credits of this course unit only once.

An approved completion of the course unit entitles the student to a certificate of tutoring, issued by the university.



Study materials

  • curricula guide
  • teaching schedule
  • studies website
  • guide for tutors
  • tutoring website

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Faculty of Natural Sciences