Extension studies

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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

-To give students the skills and understanding to manufacture engineering components on CNC machines with the aid of engineering software.

Learning outcomes

-To create the tool paths for the machining of parts using CAM software for a CNC machine.
-To be able write G-Code for the machining of engineering components.
-To operate a CNC machine.

Course contents

-Milling operations
-Lathe opertaions
-Mastercam Programming
-CNC machining

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Additional information

Recommended or required reading

Mastercam Manual and CNC programming manual by Peter Smid

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 50 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 50 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 130 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 0 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 130 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Reports and productions


Vihtonen Mathew


Vihtonen Mathew

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

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Until further notice

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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