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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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TKOPY4 Introduction to Computing 3 ECTS

Learning outcomes

The course provides the students with basic computing skills needed during the studies.


The course familiarises students with using the most common software applications and aims at preparing them to independent further studies on the use of these applications. Moreover, students become acquainted with the University's computing environment, basic issues concerning data protection and security as well as the possibilities provided by Internet services such as using a web browser, managing e-mail and distributing material online.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 12 h 0 h
Independent work 0 h 50 h
Exercises 20 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Requirements for passing the course are (1) acceptable solutions for the given exercises, (2) a project paper, and (3 ) presentation of the project paper.



Recommended year of study

1. year autumn
1. year spring

The course will be offered in Finnish in both semesters.

Study materials

The course material will be available online.

Belongs to following study modules

University Services
School of Information Sciences
General studies (B.Sc. programmes) (Common Core Studies)
School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
School of Management
General Method Studies (Other Studies)
School of Management
School of Management
School of Management
Other Compulsory Studies (Management and Organisation)
School of Management
General Studies (Public Law)
School of Management
General Studies (Local Public Law)
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Education
Language, Communication and Orientation studies (Adult Education and Education)
Institute of Biomedical Technology
General studies (Biochemistry)
School of Health Sciences
Yhteiset opinnot (Other Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Information Sciences