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Information Retrieval and Evaluation

Information Retrieval and Evaluation

Code: MET1SD002

Extent: 5 ECTS

Timing: Semesters 1 & 2

Language: English

Level: Basic studies

Type: Compulsory  

Starting level and linkage with other courses:

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Information Collection and Analysis


Learning outcomes

The student understands the significance of research, becomes familiar with concepts related to research, and grasps the principles of project management. The student is able to utilize a variety of information sources and assess existing information critically. The student is able to report project and its outcome.


Course contents

  • Starting, planning, carrying out, and completing a project
  • The nature, criteria and concepts of scientific knowledge
  • Academic writing


Cooperation with the business community

The capabilities are assessed as a part of the real-life working projects and processes.


Teacher(s) responsible

Teacher tutors; Markus Arvaja, Pasi Mustonen, Tomi Paalanen, Mika Vähälummukka


Course materials