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740383A Orientation to research work, 0-6 ECTS cr 
Code 740383A  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Orientation to research work  Abbreviation Orientation to 
Scope0-6 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3254 Biochemistry 
TypePractical training   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine 

Alexander Kastaniotis 

ECTS Credits 

0-6 credits

Language of instruction 



BSc yr1-3

Learning outcomes 


Learning outcomes: After this course student has gained experience of practical work done in research groups. Student is able to:

  • demonstrate goal-oriented teamwork
  • apply methods used in proper environment
  • discuss the practical work done and reflect his knowledge

This module provides an introduction to research work via the active integration of students into research groups and/or via one to two week advanced practical courses. The integration into groups can be either full-time or part-time research work, with 1.5op being awarded for each full-time week equivalent worked. A maximum of 6op can be awarded for working in one research group. The research groups do not need to be in the Faculty of biochemistry and molecular medicine, University of Oulu, but advance permission should be sought if the research group is not part of the University of Oulu.

Mode of delivery 

Face to face teaching

Target group 

Major students (BSc)

Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 


Assessment methods and criteria 

Research work



Person responsible 

Alexander Kastaniotis

Working life cooperation 


Other information 

Optional course. The  maximum sum of credits from courses  740382A and 740383A is   6 credits.


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