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Research and Development Methods (5 cr)

Code: YY00BT02-3042

General information


11.09.2023 - 17.09.2023


01.10.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual proportion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Laurea Virtual Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


80 - 120

Degree programmes

  • Fysioterapeuttikoulutus (SFG2), Laurea Otaniemi (Finnish)
  • Sosionomikoulutus (SSY2), Laurea yhteinen (Finnish)
  • Sairaanhoitajakoulutus (SHY2), Laurea yhteinen (Finnish)
  • Terveydenhoitajakoulutus (STY2), Laurea yhteinen (Finnish)
  • Sosionomikoulutus, rikosseuraamusala (SRV2), Laurea Tikkurila (Finnish)


  • Meri Vuorinen
  • Katja Tikkanen

Teacher in charge

Meri Vuorinen


The student is able to
- critically assess research-based knowledge
- select appropriate research and development methods for their research or development work and justify their choices
- collect empirical data and analyse it
- interpret the results of research and development work and draw conclusions based on them
- assess the ethics and reliability of research and development work
- communicate in situations required for research and development work and to produce a research text

Grading scale


Further information

The learning outcomes are assessed by using level 2 of Laurea's common assessment criteria.