Research methodology and reporting
|Structure Type: ||Course|
|Credits: ||3.0 points|
|Responsible Teacher: ||Lautamäki, Satu|
|Language of Instruction: ||English|
Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester
|Curriculum  ||Semester  ||Credits  ||Start of Semester  ||End of Semester|
The main objective is to develop students' reporting skills to a level required by the bachelor thesis.
Total work load of the course: 81 h
-of which scheduled studies 39 h
-of which autonomous studies: 42 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
Students will learn to analyze academic texts and to understand why and how to cite and refer to academic sources. Students will be able to produce clear and logic professional business topics in an appropriate writing style and can summarize information from different academic sources. They will revise grammar, spelling and punctuation and get acquainted with the specific features of the academic writing style.
Students are learning basic research skills to use when writing theses for companies operating within the region
Students are working within an international learning environment, academic research is international in nature.
Recommended or Required Reading
Material recommended by the teacher
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Individual assignments, presentations, class discussions
Assessment means pass/fail. In order to pass the course, the student has to attend the scheduled studies (100 % participation), actively participate in class activities and complete the required assignments.
Completed assignments. Mandatory Participation, Assessment - pass/fail.