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521015A Practical Training, 3 ECTS cr 
Code 521015A  Validity 01.08.2005 -
Name Practical Training  Abbreviation Practical Train 
Scope3 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline4306 Electrical Engineering 
TypePractical training   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Electrical Engineering DP 

Hannu Sorvoja 

ECTS Credits 


Language of instruction 




Learning outcomes 

After the practical training the student can describe one possible future job and its working environment from the point of view of his or her studies. The student can identify problems in the work and suggest improvements. The student can find connections between work and studies.The technical goal of the training is to give a student a general insight into the field on which he or she will work after graduation, as well as support and promote theoretical studying. Likewise the training has to acquaint the trainee with the social aspects of industrial production and with industrial safety.


Learning about the requirements of working life, responsible contribution to the chosen work community, reporting.

Mode of delivery 

The students find their training jobs themselves. It is recommended to participate University tuition sessions on training, career planning and employment issues, when available.

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Independent work.

Target group 

BSc students

Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 


Assessment methods and criteria 

Students submit a training report of the min. 2 month training to the person responsible. More detailed instructions for the training report  are available on the WWW pages of the degree program.

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



Person responsible 

Hannu Sorvoja

Working life cooperation 


Other information 

Practical training is compulsory in the BSc. Tech (Electrical Engineering) degree for students who started in 2010 or earlier. For students starting 2011 or later, Practical Training is optional.


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