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Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge
of electricity systems function in society, and how
to produce and use electricity for different

Learning outcomes

After completing this course students are expected
to know basics about electrical systems, production
and use of electricity, the difference between DC-
and AC-current systems and fundamental facts about
electrical safety.

Course contents

- Production of electricity in Finland
- Finnish grid network
- Basics of electrical safety

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None needed

Previous course names


Additional information

More information on course itslearning website

Recommended or required reading

Lecture compendium, material on Itslearning and
notes on classroom Board.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 75 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 18 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements



  • Anukka Harri
  • Rancken Kim


Rancken Kim

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Meddelas senare / Will be announced later

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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