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 knows how to carry out a scientific project and write a scientific report in the field of computer and information science.

Credits: 10

Schedule: 22.09.2021 - 25.05.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Jorma Laaksonen

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:

    A project work, done alone or in a group, from the field of machine learning, data science and artificial intelligence.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Assesment based on the report and presentation.

  • applies in this implementation

    The supervisor assesses the project report.  The presentation is optional.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Seminars. independent or group work (discussions with supervisor, programming, reporting, presentation and its preparation).

  • applies in this implementation

    1 ECTS credit point matches 27 hours of work.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    In the beginning of period I, a matchmaking between available research project topics and interested students is arranged. Otherwise, the students can propose their own topics and find supervisors for their work.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn I-Spring V

    2021-2022 Autumn I-Spring V

    Course Homepage:

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

Details on the schedule
  • applies in this implementation

    The only meeting is on Wednesday 22.9.2021 14:15-15:00 in .