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Research and Development Methods (5 cr)

Code: YY00BT02-3049

General information


22.05.2023 - 08.06.2023


01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual proportion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Korkeakouluyksikkö D, Verkkokampus, liko


Laurea Virtual Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


80 - 120

Degree programmes

  • Palveluliiketoiminnan koulutus (MLA2), Laurea Leppävaara (Finnish)
  • Liiketalouden koulutus (HLY2), Laurea yhteinen (Finnish)
  • Kauneudenhoito- ja kosmetiikka-alan koulutus (PKV2), Laurea Tikkurila (Finnish)
  • Turvallisuuden ja riskienhallinnan koulutus (HTA2), Laurea Leppävaara (Finnish)
  • Tietojenkäsittelyn koulutus, kyberturvallisuus (NKA2), Laurea Leppävaara (Finnish)
  • Degree Programme in Business Information Technology, Developing Digital Services (NDY2), Laurea Yhteinen (in Finnish)
  • Liiketalouden koulutus, projektijohtaminen (HLBV), Laurea yhteinen
  • Tietojenkäsittelyn koulutus (NTY2), Laurea yhteinen (Finnish)


  • Riikka Harju
  • Kaarina Murtola

Teacher in charge

Kaarina Murtola


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

Teaching methods

The implementation plan is available in Finnish.

Grading scale


Further information

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