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090181Y Growing identity as a dentist Part 1, 1 ECTS cr 
Code 090181Y  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Growing identity as a dentist Part 1  Abbreviation Growing ident 1 
Scope1 ECTS cr   
TypeGeneral Studies Discipline5402 Dentistry 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Dentistry 

Ritva Näpänkangas 

ECTS Credits 

1 ECTS Credit

Language of instruction 



3rd study year

Learning outcomes 

The student has knowledge of the structure and the aim of the dental undergraduate studies. The student get acquainted with the University of Oulu and the Faculty of Medicine as an educational and scientific society. Student is able to do a study plan and perceive professional identity and growth into expertise.


The structure and aim of the education in dentistry (DDS); personal study plan; the University of Oulu and the Faculty of Medicine as a study and research community; the social network during the studies; growing as a dentist. Participation in the Finnish Dental Congress and Exhibition organized by the Finnish Dental Society Apollonia.

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures, infos, tutorial meetings, individual guiding, congress

Target group 

3rd year dental students

Recommended or required reading 

The curriculum in Dentistry and Medical studies and general tutor of the University of Oulu, conference material

Assessment methods and criteria 

Active participation in tutorials and personal curriculum, participation in the Finnish Dental Congress and Exhibition.

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


The course unit utilizes verbal grading scale pass/fail.

Person responsible 

Programme Director of Degree Programme in Dentistry Ritva Näpänkangas

Working life cooperation 

Networking with working life through the Finnish Dental Congress and Exhibition.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Kasvaminen hammaslääkäriksi osa 1  Course  Raija Lähdesmäki  09.08.21 -18.05.22

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