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TMED-992 Advanced Research Methods, 10 cr 
Code TMED-992  Validity 01.01.2017 -
Name Advanced Research Methods  Abbreviation Advanced Resear 
Scope10 cr   
TypeAdvanced studies
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Master's Programme in Translational Medicine 

Tiina Immonen 

Target group 

Students of the Master’s Programme in Translational Medicine


Periods 1–5, first study year

Learning outcomes 

Mastering of the research methods and techniques relevant in the field of the student’s chosen study track option or the Master’s thesis topic.

Completion methods 

260 h of practical training
Learning diary 10 h

Total 270 h


Practical training in a research group in the field of the selected study track option to learn at least one specific method.

Activities and teaching methods in support of learning 

Learning current research methods in an authentic environment in a research group under  supervision and in connection with ongoing research. At the end of the period, student will receive a structured work-place assessment of his/her performance in the group from supervisor and other research group members. The student is also asked to give feedback from supervision.

Assessment practices and criteria 

Acceptance is based on an accepted learning diary and a statement by the PI or other supervisor. Grading: Pass/fail

Relations to other study units 

Replaces course 30283 Advanced Research Methods.


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