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721011Y Orientation Course for New Students, 1 ECTS cr 
Code 721011Y  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Orientation Course for New Students  Abbreviation Orientation Cou 
Scope1 ECTS cr   
TypeGeneral Studies Discipline 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Oulu Business School 

ECTS Credits 

1 credit

Language of instruction 



Period 1 (1st year of Master’s studies)

Learning outcomes 

Upon the completion of the course the student is familiar with the structure of one’s program, is able to plan their studies and has got to know their fellow students.


Orientation Week, Case Blender and Personal Study Plan (HOPS)

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face information sessions

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Face-to-face information sessions, completing PSP online, meeting with the tutor teacher.

Target group 

Students of OBS’s International Master’s Programs and Laskentatoimen erillisvalinta

Recommended or required reading 

To be agreed on with the person responsible of the course within the major subject

Assessment methods and criteria 

Assessment is based on the learning outcomes of the course and the Master’s program. Method varies depending on the individually agreed on assignment.


The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.

Person responsible 

Master’s Programs’ Director, Lecturer Sinikka Moilanen and Tutor Teachers

Other information 

An obligatory course for every Master’s student of OBS who did not do their Bachelor’s degree in OBS.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Orientation Course for New Students  Course  Mari Juntunen  30.08.21 -22.10.21

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