Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


- The students can plan together with the supervisor a research plan

- The student can independently work with the project under supervision

- The student can present experimental/modelling findings in a written report

Credits: 5

Schedule: 08.01.2019 - 05.04.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Michael Gasik

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Michael Gasik

Contact information for the course (valid 05.12.2018-21.12.2112):Teachers:

Prof. Mari Lundström,
Prof. Ari Jokilaakso, Prof. Rodrigo Serna, Prof. Daniel Lindberg

Lecturers: Dr. Jari Aromaa, Dr.
Marko Kekkonen

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Student will work in an individual research project with one of the research groups. This project will include experimental or modelling work related to the topics of Sustainable Metals Production. The student prepares a written document where the project findings are presented.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Please contact your professor for details

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Hands on working in a research group, report writing

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    135 h (5 cr.) / 270 h (10 cr.)


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Scientific publications

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Minimum of 3 compulsory courses from the Sustainable Metals Processing Major

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education

    7 Affordable and Clean Energy

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action