Study psychologist will give the instructions on how to complete the assignment on time management in the lecture on 14 October.The
assignement is about how you use your time and to learn time management
skills. You will need three weeks to complete the assignment so it is
good to start the assignment immediately after the lecture, but no later
than 8 November. The DL for the assignment is on Tue 30 Nov at 6 p.m.
A minor subject worth 20-25
credits is a compulsory part of the BSc degree. A minor must be related
to a subject area and it must form a module that can be named. Minor must be from a different subject
field than the major.
1. Familiarise yourself with the different minors in aalto.fi.
Please note that some minors may be targeted to a specific group of
students. You can seek for minors by theme, level, language or target
group (availability). As a rule, BSc degree minor must be at a BSc
2. Your task is to choose three minors of
interest. Think about the following questions: What is interesting about
the minors that you have chosen? How they support your major studies
and future employment?
3. Write a short report about the
subject. Start by introducing yourself and telling your major subject.
You can conclude the report by telling what is your preferred choice of
minor and why. If you have already chosen a minor, you can use this
excercise to tell why you have chosen the specific minor. You should
also consider if there are any requirements for taking the minor. Are
there any prerequisite courses that you should take as electives before
entering the minor? Is there a quota or application process for the
The first draft of your personal study plan is part of the SCI-A1010 course.
Preparing a personal study plan
You should start your personal study
plan process by thinking about your goals and plans for your studies on a more
general level, after which you can move on to planning the contents and timing
of your studies. A key part of the process is assessing the study plan, both
independently and together with your academic advisor, and updating the plan
The personal study planning (HOPS)
process consists of four steps:
Selecting courses and planning their
Self-assessing the study plan and
getting feedback on it
the personal study plan, which is
prepared using the student information system Sisu and may be modified at any
your study planning process by writing down your goals and thoughts on the
process on the template above. Save a copy of the plan for future reference, as
you will need it throughout your studies.
2. Selecting courses
and planning their timing
courses and plan a timetable for them on Sisu. See your major’s curriculum
for details on the contents of your degree and the possibilities it offers.
If you need help with creating the study plan in Sisu, you can contact the coordinators by