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1. Course title

Seminar in Atmospheric Sciences
Seminar in Atmospheric Sciences
Seminar in Atmospheric Sciences


2. Course code


Aikaisemmat leikkaavat opintojaksot 53192 Opiskelijasemiaari, 3 op

3. Course status: compulsory

-Which degree programme is responsible for the course?
Master's Programme in Atmospheric Sciences

-Which module does the course belong to?
ATM300 Advanced Studies in Atmospheric Sciences (compulsory for all study tracks)

-Is the course available to students from other degree programmes?

4. Course level (first-, second-, third-cycle/EQF levels 6, 7 and 8)

Master’s level, degree programmes in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine = secondcycle
degree/EQF level 7

-Does the course belong to basic, intermediate or advanced studies (cf. Government Decree
on University Degrees)?
Advanced studies

5. Recommended time/stage of studies for completion

Assisting the seminars should be started soon after beginning the Master's studies. Own seminars should be given after some results from the Master thesis work exist.

6. Term/teaching period when the course will be offered

The seminar series will be running each year through periods I-IV once a week. In special cases some presentations may be given during the summer period.

7. Scope of the course in credits

5 cr

8. Teacher coordinating the course

Pauli Paasonen

9. Course learning outcomes

- The student has a view on the multidisciplinary research made in Master theses within ATM-MP. The student recognizes the possible tangible research areas of other peer students.

- The student improves his/her capability of giving a presentation and discussing on the topic, and learns how to alter the presentation for different audiences.

- The student learns how to give critical comments on a presentation.

10. Course completion methods

- Assisting 20 seminar presentations (at this seminar series or in other named seminar series), being opponent for two seminars (given at this seminar series) and giving two seminar presentations, out of which one at this seminar series and another in one of the named other seminar series.

- Participation to another seminar series requires WHICH KIND OF e-form returned by the seminar chair.

11. Prerequisites

- Bachelor's degree

12. Recommended optional studies

- No recommendations

13. Course content

- Course consists of the seminar presentations of the Master's and Ph.D. students on their thesis topic.

14. Recommended and required literature

- None

15. Activities and teaching methods in support of learning

- Participation in 20 seminars

- Giving two seminars. Teacher assists the preparation of the seminar presentations and gives feedback on the slides before the presentation and on the presentation after it.

- Being opponent for 2 seminars.

16. Assessment practices and criteria, grading scale

- Grading scale: passed, not passed.

17. Teaching language