Security and Communications Systems in Buildings

Structure Type: Course
Code: ISTS1202
Type: Elective
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Männistö, Timo
Teacher Team: Esala, Tapani ; Männistö, Timo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
I-ST-2010   4 autumn   3.0        
I-ST-2010V   4 autumn   3.0        
I-ST-2011   4 autumn   3.0        
I-ST-2012   4 autumn   3.0        
I-ST-2012V   4 spring   3.0        
I-ST-2013   4 autumn   3.0        
ST-2014   4 autumn   3.0        
ST-2014V   4 autumn   3.0        
ST-2015   4 autumn   3.0        
ST-2015V   4 autumn   3.0        
ST-2016V   4 autumn   3.0        
ST-2016   4 autumn   3.0        
ST-2017   4 autumn   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student obtains the basic information and implementation methods for the design and installation of security and communication systems in buildings.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 42 h
- of which autonomous studies: 39 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Electrical Installations, Engineering of Electrical Systems in Buildings


Orders of the authorities, applying standards and ST cardfiles in the design and installation of security and communcation systems in buildings. Structures of security systems, general cabling and antenna networks, dimensioning principles, installation methods and interference tolarance. Applying the practices learnt in Engineering of Electrical Systems in the design of security and communication systems. Practical assignment.

Recommended or Required Reading

Authority regulations, laws, standards, St card files and the Moodle material created by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Independent engineering and drawing with teacher’s feedback, partly contact teaching. Most of the lessons take place in specially equipped computer classes.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and combine the knowledge with previously learnt in various contexts.

3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise themethods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Exam and assessment of engineering exercises and independent working.