Courses organized by UniOGS

NOTE please that course descriptions, contents and timetables as well as registrations in the courses are in WebOodi.

Obligatory courses organized by UniOGS

See the study requirements for more information.

Introduction to Doctoral Training, 920001J (1 ECTS)

Course description and instructions

  • This two-day course is organised in English twice a year, in spring term in Kontinkangas Campus and in autumn term in Linnanmaa Campus. The second day of the course day is optional, the course includes home assignments. 
  • Distance connection is available at https://oulu.zoom.us/j/748069686
  • This course is obligatory and belongs to the general and transferrable skills studies.

Scientific Research and Ethics, 920002J (2 ECTS)

Course description, instructions and schedule

  • The course unit is arranged in English in autumn term and in Finnish in the spring term.
  • It is recommended to take the course at the beginning of the doctoral studies.
  • Distance connection is available at https://connect.funet.fi/uniogs
  • This belongs your obligatory general and transferrable skills studies.

Doctoral training plan, 920012J (3 ECTS)

  • For instructions, please see our Forms and instructions library
  • After principal supervisor’s and follow-up group’s approval, the Doctoral Training Plan (incl. research plan, career plan and study plan) will be officially accepted by the Doctoral Training Committee, and credits are granted.
  • This course belongs to the obligatory field-specific studies.

Follow-up group, reporting and meetings, 920007J (1 ECTS)

  • The credit is given when the student has had all the annual follow-up group meetings.
  • This course belongs in the obligatory general and transferrable skills studies.

Obligatory courses by other units

Research plan seminar, unit-based code (1 ECTS)

  • Each doctoral student participates actively in research plan seminars during their studies. In the seminars, each doctoral student will present their research plan or part of their research.
  • The research plan seminars are organized by discipline, department, or doctoral programme. The responsible person for the major is the contact point to ask about the suitable seminar series or courses.
  • This course belongs to the obligatory field-specific studies.

General and transferrable skills courses by UniOGS

Responsible research: publications, data, metrics and merits (prev. Scholarly Information in Research Process), 920003J (2 ECTS)

  • The course unit is arranged in English in autumn term and in Finnish in spring term.
  • It is recommended to take this course at the beginning of doctoral studies.

Basics of University Pedagogy for Doctoral Students, 920005J (2 ECTS)

  • Course languages are Finnish and English both in autumn and spring term.
  • This is an obligatory course only if you need university pedagogy training and you aim to include teaching in your study plan (check your study requirements).
  • You can include this in your general and transferrable skills studies

UniOGS Mentoring programme, 920015J (0 ECTS)

  • Continues through the whole semester.

Utilization of Patent Databases in research, 920013J (0.5 ECTS)

  • The course is arranged in Finnish in autumn and in English in spring term.
  • A maximum number of students is 30. The course is aimed at PhD students and senior researchers. PhD students have the precedence over senior scientists.
  • You can include this in your general and transferrable skills studies

IP Rights and Research, 920016J (0.5 ECTS).

  • The course is held once in English both in autumn and in spring term.
  • The course is aimed at PhD students and senior researchers.
  • You can include this to your general and transferrable skills studies.

Communicating science to the media, 920011J (1 ECTS)

  • The course is arranged once in autumn (in Finnish) and once in spring (in English).
  • In the course you will learn to write about your research in popularized form and you can practice an elevator pitch or prepare yourself for a radio or TV interview.
  • As a course assignment a popularized description of thesis research or a blog text about your research is written.
  • You can include this to your general and transferrable skills studies

Scientific Communication, 920010J (0.5 ECTS )

The course includes3 x 4 hour lectures and 5 hours of personal work. Student must attend at least two different lectures from the list below to pass the course and obtain the study credits:

Working Life Guidance Skills and Leadership Part I, 920023J (3 ECTS)

  • The goal of the coaching is to create the concept of leadership in relation to oneself and one’s own activities.
  • The course is arranged in autumn term in Finnish, and in spring term in English.
  • You can include this to your general and transferrable skills studies.

Introduction to Data Visualization work shop, 920026J (1 ECTS)

  • The course gives a practical overview on how data visualization can be used both as a research tool and for communicating research objectives and results to audience.
  • The participants will work on their own data visualization project using either their own data or data provided by the instructor.
  • The course is arranged in autumn term in English.
  • You can include this to your general and transferrable skills studies.

Project management, 920027J (2 ECTS)

  • The course is arranged in autumn term in English.

Presentation skills, 920028J (0.5 ECTS)

  • The course is arranged in autumn term in English.

Business Development for Researchers, 920030J (2 ECTS)

  • The course focuses on the basic concepts of early stage business development including experimentation and testing of a new business idea, business model development and business planning, and management of business growth and change.
  • The course is arranged in autumn term in English.

 

Last updated: 10.10.2019