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Study unit


Study RDI Practicalities 
Scope 5,00 
Type of study Ammattiopinnot 
Classification EE-Koulutusalakohtainen 
Responsible organisation Business, Administration and Law 
Competence objectives

The course familiarizes you with the basics of research and development work, different types of research methods and techniques. You acquire the core competence, knowledge and skills in multi-field research and development methods, processes and activities. You acquire the basic skills for doing a topic analysis and completing a work plan for your Bachelor’s Thesis work. You can use data gathering and analyses methods in your own field of studies. You can choose appropriate sources for your work and read for comprehension literature written in your own field of specialization, such as articles from professional journals and magazines, and research reports. You can apply theoretical knowledge base in conducting practical research and development tasks for completing the thesis project. You know the thesis process at Lapland University of Applied Sciences. You are able to write academic texts in compliance with the Lapland UAS thesis instructions, including compliance with the citing practices. You know how to use sources ethically.

Assessment criteria




Student knows the main concepts and methods related to R&D. She/he is able to apply and analyze knowledge and information gained. She/he is able to write a report.

Student recognizes the relevant information and is able to apply it to the task. She/he is able to utilize R&D methods and analyze the information. She/he is able to write the report based on the Lapland UAS' instructions.

Student is able to critically choose suitable R&D methods to the task. She/he is able to use the information versatile and make a high quality analyze. She/he is able critically evaluate the process and report.

Starting date 01.08.2016 
Ending date 31.12.2020