Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Aim of the course is that the student is able to -give well structured reports with professional style -work as a member of a group

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be familiar with -the contents of the degree study programme (Materials Processing Technology) - the career possibilities -the importance of professional networks - the most common material types - typical material processing methods - professional working methods

Course contents

Overview of engineering as a career Overview of processing methods Overview of modern material types Professional practises Group working and reporting

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

Introduction to Plastics

Recommended or required reading

Announced in Itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 12 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Small-group work - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 33 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Accepted reports and assignments

Teacher

  • Andersson Mirja
  • Åvall Ann-Kristin

Examiner

Andersson Mirja

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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