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 completion of the course the student is able to design and build a new mechatronic product or test equipment according to task description. He/she is able to work systematically in a multidisciplinary team and to analyse different alternative solutions and to make motivated decisions on basis of this. After completing the course the student is able to choose the essential methods, practices and components to design and build a mechatronic machine.

Credits: 10

Schedule: 09.01.2024 - 11.04.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Petri Kuosmanen, Panu Kiviluoma

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:

    The aim of the course is to introduce the student into demanding mechatronics machine design and building using a practical project assignment. The projects are carried out as group assigments. Typical assignments are planning, building and testing of research equipment to be used in ongoing research projects.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course is built around a practical research project assignment including a literature survey and project results presentation. The project results are documented in a scientific paper.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching 24 h
    Project work 170 h
    Documentation 76 h


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    13 Climate Action


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

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

    Enrollment :

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