Courses 2019-20

At the University of Eastern Finland both Autumn and Spring semesters are divided into two periods. We have Periods 1 and 2 during the autumn semester, and periods 3 and 4 during the spring semester.

The periods during 2019-2020 are:
  • Period 1: September 2 - October 25, 2019
  • Period 2: October 28 - December 17, 2019
  • Period 3: January 7- March 13, 2020
  • Period 4: March 16 - May 22, 2020

UEF Academic calendar

Study timetable (pdf) for the 1st year students

Study timetable (pdf) for the 2nd year students

Studies in the Master's Degree Programme in Photonics include courses in one main subject, Photonics. The prerequisite for participating in these Master's level studies is having completed at least three years of university studies in Physics, Optics, Photonics or Physical and Engeneering Sciences.

Course code

Course

Obligatory course

Lecturer

Period

Timing

ECTS

GENERAL STUDIES

1131003

Orientation for International Students

No

Päivi Haltilahti

1

1st study year

1

3310302

Study Planning

Yes

Noora Heikkilä

1

1st study year

1

3312063

Communication Skills

Yes

Markku Kuittinen

1-2

1st study year

4

3312005

Undergraduate Seminar

Yes

Markku Kuittinen

4

2nd study year

2

8014301

Finnish 1

No

Language Centre

1

1st study year (degree students)

4

8014300

Survival Finnish

No

Language Centre

3

Only for exchange students

2

8031006

University Computing Skills

No

Student and Learning Services

1

1st study year

2

8031003

University Study Skills

No

Student and Learning Services

1

1st study year

1

CORE

3312055

Photonics and Optics Fundamentals

Yes

Pasi Vahimaa
Pertti Silfsten

1

1st study year

4

3312008

Physical Optics

Yes

Matthieu Roussey

2

1st study year

4

3312021

Material Physics

Yes

Pasi Vahimaa

3

1st study year

4

3312016

Quantum Physics

Yes

Pasi Vahimaa

2

1st study year

4

LABORATORY

3312032

Advanced Measurements and Laboratory Practice

Yes

Pertti Pääkkönen

1

1st study year

2

3312032

Laboratory Practice 1

Yes

Various

2-4

1st study year

9

3312032

Laboratory Practice 2

Yes

Various

Autumn semester

2nd study year

3

3312032

Laboratory Practice 3

Yes

Various

Autumn semester

2nd study year

3

3312071 Graphical programming for setup control Yes Ségolène Pélisset

1

2nd study year

2

   

WAVES AND SCATTERING

3312060

Micro- and nanophotonics

Yes

Jari Turunen

4

1st study year

4

3312064

Optical Design 1

Yes

Jari Turunen

3

1st study year

4

3312027

Optical Design 2

Yes

Pertti Pääkkönen

2

2nd study year

4

LIGHT AND MATTER

3312020

Light and Matter

Yes

Yuri Svirko

4

1st study year

4

3312059

Quantum Optics

Yes

Ari Friberg

1

2nd study year

4

3312056

Nonlinear Optics

Yes

Yuri Svirko

2

2nd study year

4

3312058

Laser Physics

Yes

Tero Setälä

1

2nd study year

4

DISPLAYS, COLORS, APPLICATIONS

3312062

Color Science

Yes

Martti Mäkinen

3

1st study year

4

3312073

Applications of Photonics

Yes

Jyrki Saarinen

2

2nd study year

4

3312031

Spectral Imaging Devices

No

Pertti Silfsten

not lectured 2019-2020

2nd study year

5

3312025

Display Technology

No

Pertti Silfsten

4

2nd study year

5

3312048

Components for optical telecommunications

Yes

Matthieu Roussey

4

1st study year

4

3312039

Paper and Printing Optics

No

Martti Mäkinen

Summer

 

4

OTHERS

3310306

Numerical Methods in Photonics

Yes

Kimmo Saastamoinen

1

1st study year

2

3312057

Mathematical methods for Photonics

Yes

Markku Kuittinen

1

1st study year

4

3312052

Data and Error Analysis in Natural Sciences

Yes

Hannu Laamanen

2

1st study year

2

3312069

Basics of Signal Processing

No

Hannu Laamanen

3

 

3

3312012

Professional Training

No

Noora Heikkilä

summer

 

2-6

3313002

Joensuu Summer School on Optics

No

Various

summer

 

2-5

 

Registering for courses is done through WebOodi. The official assessment scale of the University of Eastern Finland is from 1 to 5 (5 being the highest). Some courses may be graded as Pass or Fail, in which case no numerical grade will be given. In a written examination students normally have to obtain a minimum of 50% of the raw points to gain a Pass from a course. 

 

Grade Definition ECTS scale  
5 Excellent A
4 Very good B
3 Good C
2 Satisfactory D
1 Sufficient E
Pass Course completed successfully  C

 

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