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.


Students learn to carry out a project in the field of acoustics and audio technology autonomously and/or as members of team. They learn to plan a project, estimate and schedule work load, time consumption and other resources, and take responsibility of their schedule and deliveries. They learn to apply their theoretical knowledge to real life problems, and also understand the need for simplifications and trade-offs. They learn to report, present and argue their presumptions, solutions and results. They learn entrepreneur skills and reflection skills.

Credits: 10

Schedule: 04.09.2022 - 27.08.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Ville Pulkki, Vesa Välimäki, Sebastian Schlecht

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:

    Individual or team project work in the field of acoustics and audio technology. The research or design project can be ordered by Aalto University, a company or public administration, or it can be the student's own initiative.


Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Project plan with milestones and schedule, final report and presentation.


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Independent work 27 - 270 h, defined individually.


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Course that may be completed several times

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I - Summer
    2023-2024 Autumn I - Summer

    Enrollment :

    To responsible professor or AAT study advisor