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521152S Applied Computing Project II, 10 ECTS cr 
Code 521152S  Validity 01.08.2013 -
Name Applied Computing Project II  Abbreviation Applied Computi 
Scope10 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline4307 Information Engineering 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Computer Science and Engineering DP 

Ojala, Timo Kullervo 

ECTS Credits 

10 ECTS cr

Language of instruction 



Autumn and Spring, periods 1-4.

Learning outcomes 

1. has advanced understanding on how to collaboratively design a medium-scale software project,

2. has advanced understanding on how to implement and evaluate a medium-scale software project,

3. is able to extensively document a medium-scale software project,

4. has advanced skills in presenting and pitching a project work, i.e. give a good, concise presentation of the work,


Project work that is typically executed in groups of 3-5 students. Note: the project work cannot be done alone.

Mode of delivery 

3-4 lectures to introduce and conclude the course and project works, collaborative project work for a "client" (teaching assistants and/or industry representatives).

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Practical work in project teams. The course is passed with an approved project work. The implementation is fully in English.

Target group 

Computer Science and Engineering MSc students and other Students of the University of Oulu.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

While no specific courses are not required, programming and design skills are desired.

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 

For additional reading (not mandatory): Dix, Finlay, Abowd & Beale: Human-Computer Interaction (; Rogers, Sharp & Preece: Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction ( target=_blank>

Assessment methods and criteria 

The course uses continuous assessment so that the project work is assessed in stages: design (20% of total grade), implementation (40%), evaluation (20%), and final report (20%). Passing criteria: all stages (design, implementation, evaluation, report) must be completed with an approved grade.

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


Numerical grading scale 1-5; zero stands for a fail.

Person responsible 

Timo Ojala

Working life cooperation 



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Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Applied computing project II  Course  10  Aku Visuri  10.09.21 -03.05.22

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