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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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TKOPA12 Project Work 6–12 ECTS
Organised by
Computer Science
Person in charge
Lecturer Timo Poranen.
Minimum preceding studies
50 ECTS.
Preceding studies
A minimum of 50 ECTS of studies in computer sciences including the basic studies study module P1 in Computer Sciences and TKOPA14 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming. In addition TKOPA208 Programming Technique is recommended for students in Computer Science and VTEKA209 Graphical User Interface Design Project is recommended for students in Interactive Technology.

Learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to initiate students into the design, implementation and organisation of project work. During the study module, students design and implement a genuine project within the context of an imaginary software company.


The nature of project work. The design, documentation and supervision of a project. Implementation of a genuine project. Usability in a project.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 16 h 0 h

Teaching language

Finnish, English

It is possible to take this course in English if the student has the required prerequisites.

Modes of study

Students have to participate actively in the project and , write reports and present project outcomes.


Numeric 1-5.

Recommended year of study

3. year autumn
3. year spring

Study materials

  1. Haikala & Märijärvi, Ohjelmistotuotanto. Talentum Media Oy 2006.
  2. Sommerville, Software Engineering 8. Addison-Wesley 2007.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
Complementing studies (Computer Science/Interactive Technology)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Information Sciences