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031010P Calculus I, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 031010P  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Calculus I  Abbreviation Calculus I 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeBasic Studies Discipline4338 Engineering Mathematics 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Applied Mathematics and Computational Mathematics 

Pauliina Uusitalo 

ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits / 135 hours of work

Language of instruction 

Finnish. The course can be completed in English by intermediate exams or by a final exam.


Autumn semester, period 1

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, the student identifies concepts of vector algebra, can use vector algebra for solving problems of analytic geometry, can explain basic characteristics of elementary functions, is able to analyse the limit and the continuity of real valued functions of one variable, can solve problems associated with differential and integral calculus of real valued functions of one variable.


Vector algebra and analytic geometry. Limit, continuity, differential and integral calculus and applications of real valued functions of one variable. Complex numbers.

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching.

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures 28 h / Group work 22 h / Self-study 85 h.

Target group 


Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 

Grossman, S.I.: Calculus of One Variable; Grossman, S.I.: Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations (partly); Adams, R.A.: A Complete Course Calculus (partly)

Assessment methods and criteria 

Intermediate exams or a final exam.

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


The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 0-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.

Person responsible 

Pauliina Uusitalo

Working life cooperation 


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registration period has not begun Calculus I  Course  Pauliina Uusitalo  01.09.20 -29.10.20

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