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Basics of Programming

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IYTP0601
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: KT 2018
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2019-2020)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Rantasalo, Marko
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2019-2020

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
10I-YT-2N2020-01-07 – 2020-03-10Pirjo ProsiFinnish2019-12-16 – 2020-01-14
11I-ET-2N, I-YT-2N2020-01-07 – 2020-03-17Pirjo ProsiFinnish2019-12-16 – 2020-01-14
12I-KT-2N2020-01-07 – 2020-04-24Pirjo ProsiFinnish2019-12-16 – 2020-01-14

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2021-2022.

Learning Outcomes

The student knows the basic principles of programming and is able to write short programs in some general-purpose programming language (eg Python).

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 42 h
- of which autonomous studies: 39 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1h is included in contact lessons.


Basic elements of programming: variables, expressions, conditional statements, repeat statement, tables and character strings.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material announced by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises and assignments.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1: The student knows the contents of the study unit that are relevant in working life.
Grade 3: The student is able to utilise the information and skills learnt during the study unit.
Grade 5: The student is able to utilise and apply the information and skills learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Exercises, assignments and exam.