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BTK0024 Orientation and Study Planning 2 ECTS
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Basic studies
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Master's Degree Programme in Biomedical Technology
Faculty of Medicine and Life 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.With regard to study planning and study skills the student:
- 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
- manage and apply the basics of academic information literacy and the basic skills of information retrieval in her/his field of study
- seek and use various data extensively and critically
- understand the ethical issues related to the use of texts and other data in the academic environment.
Upon graduation, the student will understand the significance of lifelong learning.


Catarina Ståhle-Nieminen, Teacher responsible

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28-Aug-2018 – 14-Dec-2018
Lectures 2 hours
Info session
Tue 28-Aug-2018 at 10.15-15.00, F213
Tutorials 7 hours



Evaluation criteria

Personal study plan, participation in the info sessions and library teaching.