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Degree Programme in Construction

Autumn 2012

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Renovation and Reconstruction
Special Course in Building Physics 5
Deterioration and Condition Assessment of Structures 5
Repair Techniques of Buildings 5
Basics of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Renovation 5
Special Course in Old Structures 5
Master's Thesis 30  
Elective studies
Renovation and Reconstruction Project Management 5
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 303017.512.515158.

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.


Degree Programme in Civil Engineering

Level of qualification
Master of Engineering

Qualification awarded
Master of Engineering

Specific admission requirements
Application to Master's degrees conducted as daytime studies takes place online through joint application system. The general admissions criteria of Metropolia is applied.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning
According to Metropolia's common rules and instructions.
See the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia UAS>>

Qualification requirements and regulations
The awarding of Master of Engineering (BEng) diploma requires the acquisition of no less than 60 ECTS points.

Profile of the programme
The specialisation option of the degree programme is renovation.

Key learning outcomes
The key reference points of the education are climate change and improving energy efficiency. Energy issues will be particularly important in the coming years and cause major changes in construction and industry regulations. Renovation is not only the repair of damages in the future, but more and more improving the qualitative level of real estates.

Occupational profiles of graduates
Civil engineers with renovation education may work as researchers, designers and the production-oriented professionals. Polytechnic Master's degree develops the expertise for working life development tasks.

Access to further studies
Opportunities for further study is a Doctor's degree at universities.

Course structure diagram
The course structure diagram is specified in the programme study plan>>

Examination regulations, assessment and grading
Course assessment criteria are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assessment. Students will be informed at the beginning of the course on the assessment principles, which must be based on the course objectives.
Assessment applies to the students who have registered and been accepted on the course. If the course consists of several components, the teacher may point this out in the assessment principles contained in the implementation plan.
Different components of a course may be assessed individually.
The assessment scale is as follows: 5 excellent 4 very good 3 good 2 very satisfactory 1 satisfactory 0 fail H pass
The grade of an approved course cannot be upgraded in a re-sit. Students that fail a course may re-sit the exam twice on specified dates.
Students will be provided with feedback and assessment within four weeks of their course performance and in any case well before the next possible retake. The teacher in charge of the course will ensure that the course grades are entered in the study credit register after the assessments have been made public. Grades for successfully completed courses that have been entered in the study credit register cannot be erased. The course coordinator or teacher files the documents used as the basis for student assessment for six months, counting from the publication of the assessment.

Graduation requirements
A student is required to successfully complete the designated program of courses meet a minimum of 60 ECTS credit requirement.

Mode of study
Part-time studies. Contact teaching periods take place approximately twice a month.

Programme director
Head of Degree Programme Hannu Hakkarainen
tel 020 7836 023