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 completing this course, students will be able to develop or apply concepts, processes, systems, software, instruments or algorithms of the relevant scientific field; write scientific or technical reports of outcomes; and understand the basics of project management, work as part of a self-guided team, and assimilate practices related to client-centred projects.

Credits: 10

Schedule: 08.09.2023 - 04.12.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Maaria Nordman, Petri Rönnholm, Matti Vaaja, Jussi Nikander, Miina Rautiainen, Matti Vaaja

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: Finnish, Swedish, English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    This course emphasizes how theoretical and practical background can be transformed into larger workflows, customized applications or system/software development. Tasks are related to real-world problems and formulated in collaboration with working life. Students can choose in which field they focus: geodesy, navigation, photogrammetry, laser scanning, remote sensing, GIS, or cartography.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Based on the evaluation of project work.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Project work (270 h)


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

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

    Enrollment :

    Registration for the courses via Sisu (