Preparatory Studies in Technology
|Studying Skills and Data Systems||3|
|Basics of Measuring and Reporting||3|
Basics in Engineering Chemistry
|Inorganic Chemistry in Process Technology||3|
|Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory Course in Process Engineering||4|
|Information Technology Applications||3|
Basic Studies in Mathematics for Engineers
|Geometry and Vector Algebra||3|
|Functions and Matrices||3|
Talent Valley/ BioHub
|Business Skills for Engineers||7|
|Basics in Bioproduct and Process Industry||9|
|Industrial Working Capability||8|
Advanced Mathematics for Engineers
Advanced Studies in Chemistry for Engineers
|Basics of Organic Chemistry||3|
|Organic Chemistry Laboratory Course in Process Engineering||4|
|Chemical Unit Operations||3|
Physics for Engineers
|Oscillations and Wave Mechanics, Atom and Nuclear Physics||3|
|Laboratory Works of Physics||3|
|Basics in Thermodynamics||4|
|Energy and Power Production||3|
|Heat Transfer Technology||3|
|Electrostatics and Electric Circuits, Magnetism||3|
|Working English for Engineers||3|
|Basics in Environmental Management and Engineering||3|
|Mass Transfer Technology||4|
|Machines, Equipment and Maintenance in Processindustry||4|
|Mechanical Unit Operations||4|
|Analytical Chemistry and Laboratory Course in Process Engineering||5|
Working Life Skills
|Working Life Leadership and Manager Skills||4|
|Plant Design and Process Modelling||5|
|Electricity and Automation Technology||3|
Cellulose technology and Chemicals
|Cellulose Production and Different Cellulose Products||4|
|Technical English for Professionals||3|
Advanced Skills for Bio-Product and Process Industry
|Manufacturing of Paper Board and Different Papers||5|
|Bioproduct Laboratory Work||4|
|Process Technology Laboratory Work||5|
Automation in Process Industry
|Swedish Language, Written||2|
|Swedish Language, Spoken||2|
|Automation Applications in Process Industry||5|
Elective studies in Bio-Product or Process Technology
(Select 14 cr)
Polymers and Composites
|Polymer Chemistry and Laboratory Work||5|
Energy Technology and Water Management
Finnishing and Marketing of Forestbioproducts
|Forest Bioproduct Finnishing||4|
|Customer Products and Marketing||3|
|Packaging and Printing||7|
Bioproduct and Polymer Studies in English
|Paper Board and Paper Production||5|
|Professional Communication in Business||3|
Paper and Packaging Customer Management
|Packaging and New Products||6|
Bioeconomy Products and Services
|Forest Resources and Fiber Management||3|
|Pulping and Recycling Technologies||5|
|Customer Management in Forest Based Industry||3|
Applied Engineering Skills
|Practical Training 1||10|
|Practical Training 2||10|
|Practical Training 3||10|
(Select 15 cr)
|Trump Cards of Working Life||2|
|Orientation for Engineering Mathematics||3|
|English for Engineers||3|
|Design Management and Innovations||3|
|Annual Magazine and Excursion||3|
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Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year and length of studies is 3,5/4/4,5 years. Planned syllabus may change during studies.
COMPETENCIES DEVELOPED THROUGH THE STUDY PROGRAMME
Engineers graduating from the Bioproduct and Process Technology have versatile set of competencies in the technology of forest-related biomaterials and chemical engineering. In addition to engineering skills, an understanding of energy, quality, environment, safety, management and business is developed. The learning outcomes equate to level 6 in the European Qualifications Framework.
The training will enable the student to work in production, design and development. Interesting and often international work places will be found in the forest bio industry and the process industry including subcontractors and those providing machines and materials for these industries.
Typical job titles are: shift manager, operations engineer, production manager, product manager, production engineer, divisional engineer, sales engineer, after-sales service engineer, project engineer, research and development engineer, quality engineer.
The important values underpinning this training programme are: life-cycle approach, saving natural resources and sustainable development. Bio knowhow contributes to developing sustainable production which will affect the operational preconditions of business now and in the future. The contents of the programme have been developed together with representatives from business life.
Learning takes place in various learning environment through contact teaching and project studies. Courses include projects, presentations and learning tasks which are often carried out in teams. Every student takes part in a work life project and can undertake other work life related projects.
Laboratory tasks and projects gives the opportunity to apply in practice ideas learnt in theory.
Practical training is an essential part of the studies supporting the student’s development into a professional in the field. The first supervised training takes place in the first year of study. Students are encouraged to complete part of their training or studies abroad. Our wide partner network makes this possible. Supervised training helps the student to get a topic for a final thesis and employment after graduation. The goal is that the student can undertake the training as an employee of a company.
International issues is an essential part of the education. A part of the courses can be offered in English and the student can also choose a study path that is entirely in English. The students are encoureged to make part of the studies in international exchange in partner universities and to do part of the training/internship abroad.
DESCRIPTION OF THE STUDIES EACH YEAR
During the first year of studies the student develops a scientific basis and gets acquainted with the fields of biotechnology and process technology. The student knows how to work safely in laboratories and acquires an occupational safety card. The student is able to write technical reports applying ICT.
After the second year the student knows common processes used in industry and has insight into energy issues. The students can choose 2-4 alternative courses in Bioproduct and Process Engineering. The alternative courses are: Biorefinery, Wood and Bio mass, Microbiology and Biochemistry, Biotechnical Processes. The student will learn about according to their choice about raw materials used in forest industry, the path from a fibre into a final product or about the principles in microbiology and biochemistry in biotechnical processes.
After the third year the student is able to handle managerial tasks. The student understands the principles of business and quality management. The student will learn about factors affecting paper and paperboard production from the point of view of raw materials and the environment or about how to apply chemistry in the unit processes of chemical engineering.The student takes part in a work life related project in a multidiciplinary team.
In the fourth year, the student finds a topic for a final thesis. The student shows professional competence in a project and the thesis. The student can choose optional modules that support growth as a professional in the field.
Thesis work is made in the end of the studies to show the development of the student from the professional point of view.
BIOPRODUCT AND PROCESS TECHNOLOGY Program gives the tstudents knowledge about the bio raw materials, the processes from wood into a final product and the special qualities of the end products such packaging boards, printing papers, special papers as well as consumer requirements.
The student has a good understanding of energy and process technology including the production methods, products and environmental issues. Deeper understanding of chemistry is developed through studying polymers and biochemistry.