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Tutkimus- ja kehittämistyön menetelmät

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: YY00BO07
Curriculum: HY 2024
Level: Master of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2024)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Saarikoski, Lotta
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Year 2024

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3001EVS2024-1, HY2024-1, HY2024T-1, ITR2023-12024-01-18 – 2024-05-17Toni LustilaFinnish2023-12-01 – 2024-01-12

Learning Outcomes

The student recognises research and development needs in their own field. The student is able to produce new knowledge and apply it to develop new practices.
The student learns to apply different R&D approaches and applications into working life in their own field.


The course consists of two parts. In the first part the students learns the main study methodologies (quantitative, qualitative & action research). In the second part these are applied in more detailed to the field of study. The student produces a research plan for their thesis.
- Basic requirements for good research.
- Source criticism
- Research ethics
- Research approaches and methods, their selection and content.
- Research based development.
- Research writing.
- Special R&D aspects in the field of study.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures (internet) and assignments