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780601S Project work, 12 ECTS cr 
Code 780601S  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Project work  Abbreviation Project work 
Scope12 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3252 Chemistry 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Field of Chemistry 

ECTS Credits 

12 ECTS credits / 240 hours of work

Language of instruction 

Finnish, English on demand


4th autumn-spring

Learning outcomes 

After the laboratory project the student knows a research work and methods of his/her field and has readiness to perform the Pro Gradu Thesis.


Laboratory work and written report

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

240 hours of work including laboratory research (min. 120 h practical laboratory work) and a report.

Target group 

Chemistry, compulsory

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

B.Sc. studies in chemistry including the course Research Training (780301A) complited.

Recommended optional programme components 

The course is an independent entity and does not require additional studies carried out at the same time.

Recommended or required reading 

Material given by teachers

Assessment methods and criteria 

Laboratory research and a report.

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


The course utilizes verbal grading scale pass/fail.

Person responsible 

Matti Niemelä

Working life cooperation 


Other information 

Responsible teachers for the course: Chemistry Degree program Professors, Docents, Lectures and Doctor level researchers.


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