Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
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YL175000 YLJ0 Tools for a researcher 1 ECTS
Organised by
General Studies
Person in charge
Timo Leino, Anu Valtari and nn

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, a doctoral candidate has the readiness to search for information from the electronic materials in the library, manage references effectively, and write as well as formulate text documents according to the layout requirements provided. Doctoral candidate has also the knowledge of copyright laws and ethics concerning the scientific research.


Using electronic materials and the Refworks bibliographic management program: 4 hours (Anu Valtari), using Word in writing publications: 4 hours (Timo Leino), Copyright law issues in scientific research 2 hours (nn). Ethics in research 2 hours (nn).

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 12 h 0 h

The course is arranged twice annually. Lectures in English when necessary.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In Finnish
Participation in classroom work

Attendance to all the lectures is required.



Recommended year of study

Period I or III

Further information

Available only for TSE doctoral candidates. This course is obligatory for all doctoral candidates who begin their postgraduate studies in autumn 2007 or later. The course is highly recommended for all doctoral candidates, i.e. also those who started their studies earlier than 2007.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Turku School of Economics
General Postgraduate Studies (General Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Turku School of Economics
Common Studies
Finnish Study Modules
Tourism Business
Finance and Investments
Responsible Business
Brand Management
Baltic Sea Business & Society
Business and Innovation Development
Sustainable Development
Law and Economics
MDP in Futures Studies (MA)
Futures Studies (Field of Business)
General Studies