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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

Competence in natural science.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to be able to choose the best
available method for modification of surfaces
on polymer products and understand the reason
for it.

Course contents

Principles of surface science and polymer
surfaces, analytical methods for surface
characterization, practical methods for surface
modification and coating.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Laboratory Safety for Engineers or Introduction to
University Studies (2017-18 or earlier)

Additional information


Recommended or required reading

Material provided in itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 27 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 3 hours
  • Practical exercises - 12 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 70 hours
  • Seminars - 3 hours


  • 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

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Lab reports, individual project and group project.


Makkonen-Craig Stewart


Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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