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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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HTIY004 Personal Study Planning 1 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Human-Technology Interaction
Person in charge
Study advisors
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2015 – 2017

General description

Corresponding course in SIS study guide 2015-2018 SISYY005

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will
- understand the significance of study planning
- be familiar with the learning opportunities available to her/him
- recognise her/his strengths and challenges in progressing in her/his studies
- plan and assess her/his studies throughout the completion of the degree.
Upon graduation, the student will understand the significance of lifelong learning.


Each student draws up a personal study plan (PSP or HOPS in Finnish), designed first and foremost to support the student in the process of planning and completing her/his studies. The student checks and updates her/his personal study plan during the studies with the support provided by the degree programme.

The course unit spans throughout the duration of studies.

Personal Study Planning credit is given when the degree studies are complete.

Modes of study

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

Study planning group meeting in August or September and personal guidance. Student updates the study plan yearly.

One ECTS credit is given for Personal Study Planning once the programme studies are completed.



Belongs to following study modules

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