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
*has hands on experience in experimental laboratory work or simulation or process modelling
*understands the operation principles of the laboratory scale apparatus
*is capable of working independently
*is capable of writing a proper technical report
*can analyze obtained experimental data and draw appropriate conclusions

Credits: 5

Schedule: 13.09.2021 - 10.12.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Kaj Jakobsson, Marjatta Louhi-Kultanen, Jenny Thors, Tiia Viinikainen, Reetta Karinen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Safety aspects of laboratory work,
    planning of experiments,
    running the experiments, analyzing the relevant data,
    laboratory diary, reporting.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    laboratory exercises, laboratory diary, reporting of experiments

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures 5 h
    Work in laboratory 40 h
    Other independent studying 90 h


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    To be announced later.

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    6 Clean Water and Sanitation

    7 Affordable and Clean Energy

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action

    14 Life Below Water


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The student should pick individual laboratory exercises offered by different research groups according to his/her planned field of specialization.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn I-II

    ,Spring III-V

    2021-2022 Autumn I-II

    ,Spring III-V

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.


    Only available for students of Chemical and Process Engineering major.