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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

Attending the seminars should be started soon after beginning the Master's studies. First own seminar presentation can be  given on a general topic, second seminar presentation 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.

7. Scope of the course in credits

5 cr

8. Teacher coordinating the course

Pauli Paasonen, Hanna Vehkamäki ja Annalea Lohila

9. Course learning outcomes

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

- The student learns how to  present her/his  work for  a diverse audience and discuss the topic and progress  of  her/his thesis  with peers.

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

10. Course completion methods

- Attending 20 seminar presentation sessions , giving two seminar presentations, commenting the slides  of  fellow  students who  give presentations in the same  session  as the student,  participating in the groupwork  giving feedback in the seminar sessions.   Attending  5 pro gradu clinic sessions  where the progress of the master’s thesis is discussed

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

  • 2 presentations (15 min + 5 min scientific questions)
  • commenting slides  of student  who  give presentation in the same session as  you
  • 20 participations in seminar  sessions,  giving feedback to the presenters 
  • pro gradu clinic (5 times)

16. Assessment practices and criteria, grading scale

- Grading scale: passed, not passed.

17. Teaching language


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