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HEAG01 Orientation 2 ECTS
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  • HEAG01 Orientation
    Participation in course work - General Orientation Course for International Students
Master's Degree Programme in Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences

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, and the learning, study guidance and councelling opportunities available to her/him. The student is expected to be able to apply this knowledge in the planning and completion of her/his studies.

General description

During the Orientation, the 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 course consists of three parts:
1) Orientation Week for International Students
2) Introduction to Academic Culture and Degree Studies
3) Orientation to the Degree Programme and School

Orientation course programme


Catarina Ståhle-Nieminen, Teacher responsible

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31-Aug-2015 – 2-Sep-2015
Lectures at HES, Kauppi Campus
Mon 31-Aug-2015 at 12.30-15.30, Ylähylly, T-building, Welcome to HES and introductions (MHS and IPPE)
Tue 1-Sep-2015 at 9-11, Group room RH2, T-building, MHS Programme introduction
Wed 9-Sep-2015 at 10-11, Ylähylly, T-building, Study administration
Lectures in the Main Campus
Wed 26-Aug-2015 at 8.45-11.45, Lecture hall K103, Linna building, Introduction to academic culture and degree studies
Wed 26-Aug-2015 at 13.00-13.45, Lecture hall A1, University main building, Introduction to courses and services
Wed 26-Aug-2015 at 14.00-16.00, Group room RH A32, University main building, Meeting with HES staff and introduction to the MHS programme
Electronic study systems sessions
Wed 2-Sep-2015 at 13.00-14.30, Computer class ML 72, T-building, Group I
Wed 2-Sep-2015 at 14.30-16.00, Computer class ML 72, T-building, Group II