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

  1. knows how to carry out advanced experimental physics under guidance,
  2. knows how to use a variety of instruments and techniques used in research and development,
  3. is able to apply physics theory into practice,
  4. knows how to deal with the measurement results in a scientific manner and to present them in tables and graphs,
  5. is able to write a clear and consistent measurement report.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 09.01.2023 - 31.05.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Juha Tuoriniemi, Mika Sillanpää

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:

    In this course, the students will familiarize themselves with various physical phenomena by making measurements and analyzing the obtained results. The course consists of laboratory projects with both experimental and computational content. The topics support and complement the MSc-level lecture courses in physics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Accepted reports

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Laboratory projects: 15 h

    Preparing for laboratory projects: 20 h

    Reporting: 100 h


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III - V
    2023-2024 Spring III - V

    Enrollment :

    Registration for Courses: In the academic years 2022-2024, registration for courses will take place on Sisu (