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Studies and Information Acquisition

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TTKA0405
Curriculum: TK 2024
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 1 (2024-2025)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Mäkitalo, Antti
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2024-2025

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3009TK2024-1A, TK2024-1B2024-08-19 – 2024-12-22Antti MäkitaloFinnish2024-08-01 – 2024-09-06

Taking the course in advance? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.

Learning Outcomes

The student will become familiar with the operations of Vaasa Polytechnic, the learning environment and learning community as well as the degree programmes and learning methods. The student will learn to draw up his/her own study plan and use various information services.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 54 h
Scheduled studies 32 h, visit in company 27 h
and autonomous studies 27 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites.


The student will:
- get familiar the facilities in the school, both pysical and virtual
- get familiar with work tools and virtual environments needed in the studies
- get to know the ICT branch and the professions and roles that are waiting for him/her in the working life

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Course materials in Moodle.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises.

Assessment Criteria

No numerical grade.
Copmlete exercises.

Assessment Methods

No numerical grade.
Copmlete exercises.