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.


Student learns to use CAD tools for IC design and gathers experience on real IC design. Student becomes familiar with design procedure from definitions to circuit implementation. He is able to present the work flow and results.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 01.03.2022 - 24.05.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Marko Kosunen, Kari Stadius

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:

    Special project with emphasis on practical IC design: topic from analog IC, digital IC, or RF IC.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Personal project work with an advisor. Design achievements and the final presentation will be evaluated.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Independent work 126h.


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Material provided by the advisor

Substitutes for Courses
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    3 Good Health and Well-being

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Spring IV-V

    2021-2022 Spring IV-V

    Course Homepage:

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