How do I sign up for the course?

You don’t have to sign up until you want to do the course exam “Final exercise”. The exam is done to the Moodle-system of the Open University. You can find more information on the courses page. Please note that only persons with Finnish social security number can get take part to exam and get official ECTS credits.

For the certificate you do not need to sign up.

How many credits is the course?

The course is 1-3 ECTS credits depending on the amount of completed parts. Please note that only persons with Finnish social security number can get official ECTS credits.

How do I submit the exercises?

The exercises are submitted to GitHub, and by marking the exercises as done in the exercise submission system. You can read more from here

Do I have to submit each part to a separate repository?

No. You can use one or more repositories, most important is to name everything in a repository clearly.

Can I edit a submission?

No. All exercises for a part must be submitted at the same time. If you marked exerxises wrong by accident, or wrote the repository name wrong, send an e-mail to jami.kousa@helsinki.fi.

When and how can I get my credits?

You can get your credits after submitting enough exercises for passing the course, passing the course exam and letting us know through the exercise submission system that you are ready with the course. Please note that only persons with Finnish social security number can get official ECTS credits.

Do I get a certificate after completing the course?

Yes, certificate is available to all who pass the course before the deadline. You can download the certificate after completing the course from the exercise submission system.