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 will be able to:

  • Apply research methods necessary for the research project
  • Search information from scientific literature and utilize the information in research work.
  • Analyze research results, compare them with previous literature, and report the results according to good scientific practice

Credits: 5 - 10

Schedule: 31.08.2023 - 23.08.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Antti Karttunen

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:

    Independent research work in a research group of the School of Chemical Engineering. The details and execution of the research project need to be agreed directly with the head of the research group. It is recommended to combine the research project with Bachelor Thesis, in which case the results of the research project are reported as the experimental part of the thesis.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Evaluation criteria are the practical execution of the research work and a written report.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Independent research work in a research group. See MyCourses for practical instructions on how to complete the course.


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    As agreed with the supervisor of the project

Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    How to complete CHEM-C3000:

    1. Student finds a supervisor for the research project.
    2. Student plans the contents and schedule of the research project with the supervisor.
    3. Student confirms from the responsible teacher of the course that the planned project can be accepted as a CHEM-C3000 research project.
    4. Student carries out the research work and writes a research report.
    5. Supervisor reviews and grades the research project.
    6. Supervisor informs the responsible teacher of the course CHEM-C3000 about the completed research project and records the credits in Sisu.

    Teaching Language : English

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

    A course implementation may be cancelled if the number of students enrolled to the course implementation does not meet the required minimum of five students. In the case of cancelled course implementations, the students enrolled to them must be provided with an alternative way of completing the course or be advised to take some other applicable course.