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.


After the course, the student will be able to analyze the key connectivity requirements of a given IoT application and develop suitable solution to meet those requirements.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 12.01.2021 - 30.03.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Riku Jäntti, Kalle Ruttik

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Riku Jäntti, Kalle Ruttik

Contact information for the course (valid 11.12.2020-21.12.2112):

Responsiple teachers: Professor Riku Jäntti ( and Dr Kalle Ruttik (
Course lecturer: Dr. Yusein Ali ( 

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:

    The course discuss IoT connectivity requirements such as accuracy of the time synchronicity, link reliability, maximum latency, amount of data, duty cycle,  number of connecting devices, coverage as well as the technologies available to meet the requirement. Also practical device side implementation and software development aspects will be covered.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Group work, laboratory works, and learning diary

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact hours 40 hours
    Independent learning: 86 hours


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lecture notes and selected articles.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    C-programming, basic knowledge on electronics

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