Introduction to Information Technology Studies

Structure Type: Course
Code: ITTP0108
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 2.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Ylinen, Kalevi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
TT-2014   1 autumn   2.0        
TT-2015   1 autumn   2.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student becomes familiar with the premises of the UAS, its learning environments and society, as well as her/his professional image. (S)he will understand the structure of the curriculum and the requirements for the degree. The student learns how to build her/his own study program and follow it. (S)he will learn to use the most common information services and the virtual study platform Moodle. The student will meet teachers, other students and members of the staff.

Student's Workload

54 h, containing 28 h of contact studies.


The curriculum, professional image and typical tasks in working life, the study environment and support services, library, information services, student union, personnell directly related with student support, preliminary interview, development discussion.

Recommended or Required Reading

Material provided by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Contact studies, exercises.

Assessment Criteria

In order to pass the course, the student needs to take part in the activities within the course actively enough.

Assessment Methods

Pass / fail.