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.


  • The student knows how to analyse and assess scientific and technical material, and apply them to her/his own work.
  • The student is able to write a scientific or technical report.
  • The student is able to work independently in a research team

Credits: 5 - 10

Schedule: 04.09.2023 - 09.06.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Jaan Praks, Esa Kallio

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:

    • Space science or technology related project work which can be  done individually or in groups.
    • Topics include, for example, software or hardware and their applications, scientific themes or the student satellite project. The approach can be design, development, or literature review.
    • The student writes a project report which is graded.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Assignment report.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    For 5 ECTS: Guidance 10 h, independent work 123 h.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

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

    Enrollment :

    Registration to supervising professor.