Personal study plan (HOPS)

A personal study plan is a compulsory part of both the Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Science. The abbreviation HOPS, that comes from the Finnish term Henkilökohtainen OPintoSuunnitelma, is commonly used as  a synonym for the personal study plan.


 

Personal study plan and participation in teacher tutoring at the Bachelor's level (LuK-HOPS)

  • 2 credits  (included to the module of Other studies in the Bachelor's degree).
  • This course is compulsory for  every major-subject student. Participation in teacher tutoring starts at the beginning of the first year and lasts throughout the Bachelor's programme.

An e-mail address to the person in charge of LuK-HOPS-vastuuhenkilö is lukhops@cs.helsinki.fi.

LuK-HOPS consists of three parts:

  • HOPS-portfolio
  • Individual meetings with one's teacher tutor once a term.
  • Attending group meetings and current expert lectures etc.

The web page of the LuK-HOPS course (in Finnish)


 

Personal study plan at the Master's level (FM-HOPS)

  • 1 credit (included to the module of Other studies in the Master's degree).
  • This course is compulsory for  every major-subject student. Every Master's degree student makes a personal study plan under the tutorage of a tutor at the beginning of the Master's programme and updates the plan throughout the programme.
  • At the Master's level the HOPS is made for the chosen subprogramme. The HOPS is made under the tutorage of a teacher tutor from that sub-programme. You must contact the main teacher tutor of your sub-programme personally or by email immediately at the beginning of your studies.
  • You are expected to make your study plan using the Personal Study Planning tool in OODI. Remember to send it for approval to the main teacher tutor of your subprogramme.

 

Main teacher tutors for the subprogrammes are:

Algorithmic Bioinformatics Juha Kärkkäinen
Algorithms, Data Analytics and Machine Learning Roman Yangarber
Networking and Services Tiina Niklander, the specific study plan instructions
Software systems Arto Wikla
Bioinformatics (no new students accepted anymore) Sirkka-Liisa Varvio

 

 

 

 

19.01.2018 - 10:54 Reijo Sivén
24.06.2010 - 13:05 Pirjo Moen