Bachelor of Science seminar

University of Oulu
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Course overview

Opintojakso on poistunut opetusohjelmasta, sivun sisältö on vanhentunutta.

ECTS Credits 3   op
Language of instruction FI.



B.Sc. 3 rd year.

Learning outcomes

The student is familiar with the technical and ethical principles of scientific writing and publishing. The student is capable of composing a scientific review (bachelor thesis), and is able to present its key points in the form of talk or poster.


The seminar gives a broad overview of scientific communication. It supports the students in the process of writing BSc thesis. The course includes a short seminar presentation of the thesis subject. The lecture part includes principles of composing theses and scientific articles, modes and channels of scientific communication, writing techniques, scientific publishing forums and the correct use citations. Seminar includes course 030005P Introduction to information retrieval (1 cr), see Scientific library Tellus for more information.

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face teaching.

Learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, computer exercises, workgroups, and seminar or poster presentation.

Target group

Compulsory to the biology students.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Recommended optional programme components


Recommended or required reading


Assessment Methods and criteria

Exam, workgroup participation and presentation.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


Pass / Fail.

Work placements


Other information


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