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791610S Field of specialization exam, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 791610S  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Field of specialization exam  Abbreviation Field of specia 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3203 Geography 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Field of Geography 

Harri Antikainen 
Jan Hjort 
Paasi Anssi 
Eeva-Kaisa Prokkola 
Saarinen, Jarkko Juhani 

ECTS Credits 


Language of instruction 

Finnish and English.


(1st or) 2nd year, 1st or 2nd semesters (autumn or spring semesters)

Learning outcomes 

After the exam of this course, the student can define, interpret and evaluate thoughtfully about his/her field of specialisation and its research traditions, contemporary themes of research and future prospects. Recommended or required readings will deepen students’ geographical knowledge in his/her special field (“home module”).


Written exam on readings that are related to the Master thesis.

Mode of delivery 

Book exam.

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Book exam.

Target group 

Common course to all students of Geography. DD-students. 

Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 

Recommended or required reading 

Contact your own professor.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Written exam on examinarium.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.



Person responsible 

Professors; DD Jarkko Saarinen

Working life cooperation 



Additional data in the course catalogue University of Oulu summer studies 2020
All the summer courses at the field of geography can be completed only by studying independently. Students should register to summer courses by contacting the teacher by 31.5.2020.

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