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CS10A0120 Introduction to M.Sc. Studies in Industrial Engineering and Management, 1 cr 
Code CS10A0120  Validity 01.08.2014 -
Name Introduction to M.Sc. Studies in Industrial Engineering and Management  Abbreviation Introduction to 
Credits1 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Leonid Chechurin 
Ville Ojanen 
Marja Talikka 

Description by Study Guide
Year  M.Sc. (Tech.) 1 
Period  1-4 
Teaching Language  English 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Associate Professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Ville Ojanen
Professori Leonid Chechurin
Information Specialist, M.Sc. (Tech.) Marja Talikka


The course provides the student with basic knowledge of studying at  Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland, in general and particularly in his/her school and degree programme. The course is aimed to help students to plan their studies at LUT and follow the progress of their studies with the help of a individual study plan.
Students recognize their own learning strategy and learn about information retrieval and the information sources available at LUT for courses and studying by using the Academic Library’s services, collections and databases.


The Orientation Days activities. Practical study-related information. Degree requirements. Planning of Master’s studies.
Preparation of the individual study plan. Monitoring the progess of studies with the Academic Director and Student Affairs Secretary.
The Academic Library collections and databases.

Teaching Methods 

Participation in the Orientation Days. Planning the individual study plan.
Library introduction lectures and assignments on information retrieval and library databases on Moodle (Period 1). 
Study programme meetings with the Academic Director and Study Councellor (Periods 1-4). 
Assignments: individual study plan, library assignments. Independent study. Total 26 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No)  No 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Pass/Fail (assignments, active participation in study programme meetings)

Course Materials 

Materials will be announced during the course.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No)  No 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No)  No 

Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Introduction to M.Sc. Studies in Industrial Engineering and Management  COURSE  Leonid Chechurin,
Ville Ojanen,
Marja Talikka 
02.09.19 -17.04.20 -

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