Credits: 5

Schedule: 20.09.2018 - 09.05.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II (Autumn), III-IV (Spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- Development of research skills related to choosing a research topic, defining a research question, seeking and analyzing information and evaluating its reliability, performing independent research work, writing a research report, and presenting scientific work
- Understanding of common scientific research practices in the fields of design, business, and engineering

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The students work in interdisciplinary teams on problem-based projects. They define a research question related to the project, carry out the research, and write research reports and present their work in a seminar/conference setting.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assessment is based on the quality of the process and on the final outcome of the project, the research report, and the presentation.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Seminar, project work, writing a research report. Independent work and team work.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Variable study materials

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces the course AAN-C2005 Scientific Research Project.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The grading system is 0-5, where 0 is fail and 1-5 are pass grades

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is mainly intended for Aaltonaut students. Limited amount of projects are also available for exchange students. Aaltonaut students can conduct integrated language and communication studies in English (3–6 cr) during the course. For further information, please contact Maurice Forget ( 

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