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General Information on the School of Renewable Natural Resources
GENERAL DESCRIPTION                                                        hoods. The degree programme has much to offer in the skills of busi-
                                                                           ness, product development and environmental management, based
ECTS-co-ordinator
                                                                           on comprehensive production expertise.
Arja Maunumäki
Metsäkouluntie                                                             Entrepreneurship focuses on production and functional planning as
FIN- 90650 OULUFINLAND                                                     well as on business planning.
tel +358 8 312 6963 ;                                                      Product development aims at commercialising products or services
gsm +358 50 306 9229,                                                      from market information through product development to the
fax +358 8 3126999                                                         market.
e-mail: arja.maunumaki@oamk.fi                                              Environmental Management teaches environmental management in
                                                                           different areas of production and services.
Structure and Organisation of the School Renewable Natural
Resources
                                                                           Degree Programme in Horticulture
Campus is 10 km from the centre of the city of Oulu. There are hostel,
administration and catering services in campus.                            Bachelor of Natural Resources
                                                                           Degree title: Horticulturist
Number of lecturers is 18. The enrolment of young students is 60
                                                                           Scope of degree: 240 ECTS credits (160 Finnish credits)
per year. Altogether we have ca. 300 students during the academic
                                                                           Duration of studies: 4 years
year 2003 - 2004
                                                                           Options:
Special Facilities and Equipment
                                                                           - Entrepreneurship
There is a library, laboratory and computer class in campus.
                                                                           - Product Development

DEGREE PROGRAMMES                                                          The purpose is to develop economically based horticultural produc-
                                                                           tion by training experts and entrepreneurs in co-operation with the
The School of Renewable Natural Resources in Oulu Polytechnic rep-
                                                                           business life and other developers in the sector. The degree pro-
resents a new kind of thinking in the development of livelihoods and
                                                                           gramme is strong in the skills of business and product development,
the environment.
                                                                           based on solid expertise in northern horticultural production.
The agronomists graduating from our Degree Programme in Agricul-
                                                                           Entrepreneurship focuses on the management of production and
tural and Rural Industries are employed in expert tasks of guidance,
                                                                           business operations.
administration and other organisations in the sector as well as in busi-
ness life, or they can become independent entrepreneurs.                   Product development aims at commercialising products or services
                                                                           from market information through product development to the mar-
The horticulturists graduating from the Degree Programme in Horti-
                                                                           ket.
culture are employed in expert tasks of guidance and administration,
in business life, or they can become entrepreneurs.
                                                                           Degree Programme in Landscape Planning
The horticulturists graduating from the Degree Programme in Land-
                                                                           Bachelor of Natural Resources
scape Planning are employed in planning offices, in organisations
                                                                           Degree title: Horticulturist
responsible of the landscapes and their maintenance in cities and
                                                                           Scope of degree: 240 ECTS credits (160 Finnish credits)
municipalities, as well as in other expert tasks of guidance and ad-
                                                                           Duration of studies: 4 years
ministration in the discipline, or they can become entrepreneurs.
                                                                           The purpose is to improve the quality of environment and also to de-
A graduate is a developer of his/her sector who has communication
                                                                           velop livelihoods by training experts in landscape planning in co-op-
and co-operation skills, and is also capable of independent work,
                                                                           eration with the business life and other developers in the sector. The
information seeking and continuous learning. He/she is qualified to
                                                                           degree programme has much to offer with its expertise in ecologically
take planning tasks, business and development projects as well as
                                                                           based landscape management and design.
international tasks.
                                                                           Landscape management is based on the planning of landscapes for
Degree Programme in Agricultural and Rural Industries                      the purpose of commercial and recreational use and nature conser-
                                                                           vation.
Bachelor of Natural Resources
Degree title: Agronomist                                                   Landscape design aims at offering design services for residential,
Scope of degree: 240 ECTS credits (160 Finnish credits)                    recreation, industrial and traffic areas.
Duration of studies: 4 years
                                                                           Structure of degree programmes:
Options:
- Entrepreneurship                                                         Common studies for all 75 ECTS credits
- Product Development                                                      Common studies for degree programme 45–60 ECTS credits
- Environmental Management                                                 Option studies 45–60 ECTS credits
                                                                           Free-choice studies 15 ECTS credits
The purpose is to train experts and entrepreneurs in co-operation
                                                                           Practical Training 30 ECTS credits
with the business world and other developers in the sector for devel-
                                                                           Bachelor’s Thesis 15 ECTS credits
oping economically, socially and environ-mentally sound rural liveli-
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The studies common to all degree programmes give the student the          ies provide the special expertise, building on the common studies.
basic knowledge and skills of the discipline. They also prepare the
                                                                          In the free choice studies, the student can choose study units that
student for later studies and the working life. The student acquires an
                                                                          support the specialisation choice. The thesis is often linked to practi-
impression of the work, environment, significance and opportunities
                                                                          cal training. The thesis is related to the field of specialisation option of
in the discipline.
                                                                          the student and is usually made for a company or community.
The studies in each degree programme include common studies as
                                                                          In practical training, the skills acquired during the studies are applied
well as compulsory or optional studies in the field of specialisation
                                                                          in practice. The student participates in the development of the disci-
option.
                                                                          pline and learns working methods creating at the same time impor-
Common studies aim at providing everyone with the basic vocational        tant contacts for the future.
skills according to the degree programme, while specialisation stud-



COURSES IN ENGLISH IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2003-2004

Courses in English, autumn 2003


        September              October                November            December                    December                     January


          wk 36                 wk 43                   wk 44               wk 51                       wk 52                       wk 1


          8 wks                                         8 wks                                           2wks




    LuA727 Forest
    Management Planning
    6 ECTS cr


                           LuA429 Nature
                               Sports
                             6 ECTS cr


                          LuA742 State and
                              Indicators
                           of Environment
                              6 ECTS cr


    LuA743 Sustainable
    Production
    6 ECTS cr



                                                 LuA817 Greenhouse
                                                 Management
                                                 6 ECTS cr




                                                 LuA914 Environmental
                                                 Psychology and
                                                 Sociology
                                                 3 ECTS cr




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Courses in English, spring 2004


      January             February                March                    April               May               June


       wk 2                wk 9                   wk 11                    wk 17            wks 18 - 22       wks 22 - 25


       8 wks                                      8 wks                                       5 wks             3 wks




                    LuA918 Geographical
                     Information Systems
                          6 ECTS cr


                                           LuA521 Bioenergy
                                           Production
                                           6 ECTS cr


                                                                         LuA730
                                                                 Nature and Rural Tourism
                                                                        9 ECTS cr


                                                                                   LuA746 EN
                                                                          Ecosystem Based Management
                                                                               in Northern Regions
                                                                                    6 ECTS cr



                                           LuA818 Horticultural                                           LuA815
                                           Field Crop Management                                          Wild Herbs
                                           6 ECTS cr                                                      3 ECTS cr


                                           LuA823 Hoticultural
                                           Product Trade
                                           6 ECTS cr




                                                              LuA944 Forest and Landscape
                                                                      6 ECTS cr



                                                                 LuA917 Field Surveying
                                                                      3 ECTS cr


                                                                     LuA927 Planning
                                                                   of Recreational Areas
                                                                        6 ECTS cr




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Degree Programme in Agricultural and Rural Industries
    STUDY YEAR                                                         1       2       3            4        Total


    TERM                                                           1   2   3   4   5   6      7     8           cr


    BASIC STUDIES                                                                                              50


    LuP158          Orientation to Studies                         4                                            4


    LuP159          Organisations and Structures in Working Life       4                                        4


    LuP151          Introduction to Plant Ecology                  8                                            8


    LuP152          English                                            4                                        4


    LuP153          Swedish                                                        2                            2


    LuP154          Entrepreneurship                                       8                                    8


    LuP155          Introduction to Environmental Management               6                                    6


    LuP156          Development and Research                                   8                                8


    LuP157          Interaction Skills in Working Life                                        6                 6


    PROFESSIONAL STUDIES


    COMPULSORY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                            30


    LuA710          Crop Production                                8                                            8


    LuA711          Livestock Production                               6                                        6


    LuA712          Forestry Production                                6                                        6


    LuA713          Tasks in Rural Industries                          4                                        4


    LuA714          Agricultural Economics                                 6                                    6


    OPTION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP                                                                                 40


    PROFESSIONAL STUDIES


    COMPULSORY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                            16


    LuA715          Management Accounting                                          4                            4


    LuA716          Taxing Business and Profit Planning                                 4                        4


    LuA717          Markets and Management                                         4                            4


    LuA748          Business Management Project                                               4                 4


    OPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                              24


    LuA719          Livestock Management                                       4                                4


    LuA720          Animal Physiology                                                  4                        4


    LuA721          Animal Breeding                                                4                            4


    LuA722          Forage Production                                                  4                        4


    LuA723          Arable Crop Production in Northern Areas                                  4                 4


    LuA724          Special Studies in Potato Production                                            4           4


    LuA725          Organic Production                                                        4                 4


    LuA726          Silviculture                                               4                                4




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 STUDY YEAR                                                                                1       2       3        4    Total


 TERM                                                                                  1   2   3   4   5   6    7   8       cr


 LuA727             Forest Management Planning                                                         4                    4


 LuA521             Bioenergy Production                                                                   4                4


 LuA815             Wild Herbs                                                                     2                        2


 LuA819             Wild Mushrooms                                                                     2                    2


 LuA820             Products from Nature                                                           4                        4


 LuA729             Production Chain Planning                                                                   4           4


 LuA758             Farm Construction                                                                      4                4


 LuA730             Nature and Rural Tourism                                                               6                6


 LuA429             Nature Sports                                                                      4                    4


 OKAV340            Services Marketing                                                                 2                    2


 LuA733             Quality Management                                                                     4                4


 Studies Abroad (Y0003Z)


 Equine Studies                                                                                            10              10

 And other studies to be completed abroad which are accepted as part of the personal
 study plan can be recognised to the optional professional studies

 FREE-CHOICE STUDIES                                                                                                      10


 PRACTICAL TRAINING                                                                                                       20


 LuA701             Practical Training                                                                                     20


 BACHELOR’S THESIS                                                                                                        10


 LuA702             Thesis                                                                                                 10


 STUDIES TOTAL                                                                                                           160


 OPTION OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT                                                                                             40


 PROFESSIONAL STUDIES


 COMPULSORY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                                           18


 OKP64              Introduction to Marketing                                                          4                    4


 OKAV357            Marketing Communication                                                            2                    2


 OKAV339            Marketing Law                                                                      2                    2


 OKAV112            Professional Selling                                                               2                    2


 LuA761             Market Research                                                                    4                    4


 LuA749             Product Development Project                                                                 4           4


 OPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                                             22


 LuA750             Basics of Food Stuffs Processing                                               4                        4


 LuA751             Product Development of Food Stuffs                                             4                        4


 LuA752             Re-Processing of Timber                                                                4                4


 LuA753             Wood Products Development                                                              4                4



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    STUDY YEAR                                                                                1       2       3             4        Total


    TERM                                                                                  1   2   3   4   5   6       7     8           cr


    LuA521             Bioenergy Production                                                                    4                        4


    LuA730             Nature and Rural Tourism                                                                6                        6


    LuA429             Nature Sports                                                                      4                             4


    LuA739             Organisation of Rural Events                                                   4                                 4


    LuA815             Wild Herbs                                                                     2                                 2


    LuA819             Wild Mushrooms                                                                                 2                 2


    LuA820             Products from Nature                                                           4                                 4


    OKAV340            Services Marketing                                                                 2                             2


    LuA733             Quality Management                                                                      4                        4


    LuA715             Management Accounting                                                              4                             4


    LuA754             GIS                                                                                            2                 2


    OKAV375            Logistics                                                                               3                        3


    OKAV335            International Trade                                                                     3                        3


    Studies Abroad (Y0003Z)


    LuA756EN           Timber and Timber Trade                                                                10                       10


    Equine Studies                                                                                            10                       10

    And other studies to be completed abroad which are accepted as part of the personal
    study plan can be recognised to the optional professional studies

    FREE-CHOICE STUDIES                                                                                                                10


    PRACTICAL TRAINING                                                                                                                 20


    LuA701             Practical Training                                                                                              20


    BACHELOR’S THESIS                                                                                                                  10


    LuA702             Thesis                                                                                                          10


    STUDIES TOTAL                                                                                                                     160


    OPTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT                                                                                                 40


    PROFESSIONAL STUDIES


    COMPULSORY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                                                    24


    LuA757             Basics of Environmental and Quality Management                                 4                                 4


    LuA742             The State and Indicators of Environment                                            4                             4


    LuA743             Sustainable Production                                                             4                             4


    LuA622             Environmental Management Systems                                                        4                        4


    LuA744             Methods of Environmental Planning                                                  4                             4


    LuA755             Environmental Management Planning Project                                                      4                 4


    OPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                                                      16


    LuA719             Livestock Management                                                           4                                 4



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 STUDY YEAR                                                                                1       2       3       4     Total


 TERM                                                                                  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8        cr


 LuA722             Forage Production                                                                      4                4


 LuA723             Arable Crop Production in Northern Areas                                                   4            4


 LuA725             Organic Production                                                                         4            4


 LuA726             Silviculture                                                                   4                        4


 LuA727             Forest Management Planning                                                         4                    4


 LuA521             Bioenergy Production                                                                   4                4


 LuA815             Wild Herbs                                                                     2                        2


 LuA819             Wild Mushrooms                                                                     2                    2


 LuA820             Products from Nature                                                           4                        4


 LuA730             Nature and Rural Tourism                                                               6                6


 LuA429             Nature Sports                                                                      4                    4


 LuA758             Farm Construction                                                                      4                4


 LuA733             Quality Management                                                                     4                4


 LuA912             Vegetation Mapping                                                             6                        6


 LuA918             Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems                                              4        4


 LuA925             Cultural Landscape                                                                         4            4


 LuA746EN           Ecosystem Based Management in Northern Regions                                         4                4


 LuA914             Environmental Psychology and Sociology                                             2                    2


 Studies Abroad (Y0003Z)

 And other studies to be completed abroad which are accepted as part of the personal
 study plan can be recognised to the optional professional studies

 FREE-CHOICE STUDIES                                                                                                       10


 PRACTICAL TRAINING                                                                                                        20


 LuA701             Practical Training                                                                                     20


 BACHELOR’S THESIS                                                                                                         10


 LuA702             Thesis                                                                                                 10


 STUDIES TOTAL                                                                                                           160




Degree Programme in Horticulture
 STUDY YEAR                                                                                1       2       3       4     Total


 TERM                                                                                  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8        cr


 BASIC STUDIES                                                                                                            50


 LuP158             Orientation to Studies                                             4                                    4


 LuP159             Organisations and Structures in Working Life                           4                                4


 LuP151             Introduction to Plant Ecology                                      8                                    8



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 STUDY YEAR                                                    1       2       3            4        Total


 TERM                                                      1   2   3   4   5   6      7     8           cr


 LuP152         English                                        4                                        4


 LuP153         Swedish                                                        2                        2


 LuP154         Entrepreneurship                                   8                                    8


 LuP155         Introduction to Environmental Management           6                                    6


 LuP156         Development and Research                               8                                8


 LuP157         Interaction Skills in Working Life                                    6                 6


 PROFESSIONAL STUDIES


 COMPULSORY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                       40


 LuA810         Applied Plant Biology                          4                                        4


 LuA710         Crop Production                            8                                            8


 LuA811         Field Vegetable Production                     6                                        6


 LuA812         Greenhouse Crop Production                     6                                        6


 LuA813         Berry Production                                   6                                    6


 LuA814         Nursery Production                                         4                            4


 LuA815         Wild Herbs                                                     2                        2


 LuA816         Horticultural Entrepreneurship                         4                                4


 OPTION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP                                                                            30


 PROFESSIONAL STUDIES


 COMPULSORY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                       16


 LuA715         Management Accounting                                      4                            4


 LuA716         Taxing Business and Profit Planning                             4                        4


 LuA717         Markets and Management                                     4                            4


 LuA748         Business Management Project                                           4                 4


 OPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                         14


 LuA817         Greenhouse Management                                      4                            4


 LuA818         Horticultural Field Crop Management                            4                        4


 LuA819         Wild Mushrooms                                                        2                 2


 LuA820         Products from Nature                                   4                                4


 LuA821         Plant Protection                                                            4           4


 LuA822         Advanced Plant Knowledge                                              2                 2


 LuA911         Plant Knowledge for Planting Design                            4                        4


 LuA823         Horticultural Product Trade                                    4                        4


 LuA824         Basics of Floristics                                       4                            4


 LuA725         Organic Production                                                    4                 4



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                                                                                       School of Renewable Natural Resources

 STUDY YEAR                                                                                1       2        3       4    Total


 TERM                                                                                  1   2   3   4   5    6   7   8       cr


 OKAV340             Services Marketing                                                                 2                   2


 LuA757              Basics of Environmental and Quality Management                                4                        4


 LuA733              Quality Management                                                                     4               4


 Studies Abroad (Y0003Z)


 International Horticulture                                                                            10                  10

 And other studies to be completed abroad which are accepted as part of the personal
 study plan can be recognised to the optional professional studies

 FREE-CHOICE STUDIES                                                                                                      10


 PRACTICAL TRAINING                                                                                                       20


 LuA701              Practical Training                                                                                    20


 BACHELOR’S THESIS                                                                                                        10


 LuA702              Thesis                                                                                                10


 STUDIES TOTAL                                                                                                           160


 OPTION OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT                                                                                             30


 PROFESSIONAL STUDIES


 COMPULSORY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                                           18


 OKP64               Introduction to Marketing                                                          4                   4


 OKAV357             Marketing Communication                                                            2                   2


 OKAV339             Marketing Law                                                                      2                   2


 OKAV112             Professional Selling                                                               2                   2


 LuA761              Market Research                                                                    4                   4


 LuA749              Product Development Project                                                                4           4


 OPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                                             12


 LuA750              Basics of Food Stuffs Processing                                                               4       4


 LuA751              Product Development of Food Stuffs                                                             4       4


 LuA936              Courtyard Design and Construction                                                      6               6


 LuA739              Organisation of Rural Events                                                                   4       4


 LuA819              Wild Mushrooms                                                                             2           2


 LuA820              Products from Nature                                                          4                        4


 LuA823              Horticultural Product Trade                                                            4               4


 LuA824              Basics of Floristics                                                               4                   4


 OKAV340             Services Marketing                                                                 2                   2


 LuA757              Basics of Environmental and Quality Management                                4                        4


 LuA733              Quality Management                                                                     4               4


 LuA715              Management Accounting                                                              4                   4



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 STUDY YEAR                                                                                1       2        3            4        Total


 TERM                                                                                  1   2   3   4   5    6      7     8           cr


 LuA754              GIS                                                                                           2                 2


 OKAV375             Logistics                                                                              3                        3


 OKAV335             International Trade                                                                    3                        3


 Studies Abroad (Y0003Z)


 International Horticulture                                                                            10                           10

 And other studies to be completed abroad which are accepted as part of the personal
 study plan can be recognised to the optional professional studies

 FREE-CHOICE STUDIES                                                                                                                10


 PRACTICAL TRAINING                                                                                                                 20


 LuA701              Practical Training                                                                                             20


 BACHELOR’S THESIS                                                                                                                  10


 LuA702              Thesis                                                                                                         10


 STUDIES TOTAL                                                                                                                     160




Degree Programme in Landscape Planning
 STUDY YEAR                                                                                1       2        3            4        Total


 TERM                                                                                  1   2   3   4   5    6      7     8           cr


 BASIC STUDIES                                                                                                                      50


 LuP158              Orientation to Studies                                            4                                             4


 LuP159              Organisations and Structures in Working Life                          4                                         4


 LuP151              Introduction to Plant Ecology                                     8                                             8


 LuP152              English                                                           4                                             4


 LuP153              Swedish                                                                           2                             2


 LuP154              Entrepreneurship                                                                  8                             8


 LuP155              Introduction to Environmental Management                                  6                                     6


 LuP156              Development and Research                                                      8                                 8


 LuP157              Interaction Skills in Working Life                                                            6                 6


 PROFESSIONAL STUDIES


 COMPULSORY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                                                    60


 LuA910              Landscape Morphology                                                  4                                         4


 LuA911              Plant Knowledge for Planting Design                                   4                                         4


 LuA912              Vegetation Mapping                                                    6                                         6


 LuA913              Aesthetics                                                            4                                         4


 LuA914              Environmental Psychology and Sociology                                            2                             2


 LuA915              Basics of Landscape Planning                                      4                                             4


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 STUDY YEAR                                                                       1       2       3       4     Total


 TERM                                                                         1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8        cr


 LuA916             Methods in Landscape Planning                                             4                    4


 LuA917             Field Surveying                                               2                                2


 LuA918             Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems                             4                4


 LuA919             Computer Aided Design                                             6                            6


 LuA936             Courtyard Design and Construction                                     6                        6


 LuA937             Materials and Structures                                          2                            2


 LuA938             Landscape Construction                                            4                            4


 LuA925             Cultural Landscape                                                        4                    4


 LuA939             Landscape Planning and Designing Project                                          4            4


 OPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                                                    10


 LuA940             Landscape Restoration and Maintenance                                         4                4


 LuA922             Water Engineering                                                                     4        4


 LuA757             Basics of Environmental and Quality Management                        4                        4


 LuA742             The State and Indicators of Environment                                           4            4


 TL3591             Cleaning of Polluted Land Areas                                                   2            2


 LuA927             Planning of Recreational Areas                                                4                4


 LuA944             Forest and Landscape                                                          4                4


 LuA746EN           Ecosystem Based Management in Northern Regions                                4                4


 LuA822             Advanced Plant Knowledge                                                          2            2


 LuA928             Computer Based Monitoring                                                     4                4


 LuA941             Design Course: Public Areas                                                           4        4


 LuA942             Design Course: Production Areas                                               4                4


 LuA943             Fauna in Landscape Planning                                                           2        2


 Studies Abroad (Y0003Z)

 And other studies to be completed abroad which are accepted as part of the
 personal study plan can be recognised to the optional professional studies

 FREE-CHOICE STUDIES                                                                                             10


 PRACTICAL TRAINING                                                                                              20


 LuA701             Practical Training                                                                            20


 BACHELOR’S THESIS                                                                                               10


 LuA702             Thesis                                                                                        10


 STUDIES TOTAL                                                                                                  160




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