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Student is taught basics of command line, using version control in simple project.

Course also teaches student to make simple static website.

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Ilmoittautuminen ja opintomaksu

Free of charge.

Please note:

  • The ECTS credits are possible to people who have a Finnish social security number (=Personal identity number).
  • Students and international students at the University of Helsinki can enrol on the course with their University of Helsinki username.

Open University reserves the right to make changes to the study programme.


Compulsory course for students of Bachelor’s programme in Computer Science. Course is also recommended for all students planning on completing Computer Science courses.

No prerequisites.

More about Unix-systems and command line can be learned in course Shell scripting.

Ensure that student has required practical skills for studies in Computer Science. The goal is that student learns basics of command line, using VCS (Version control systems) in simple coding project, as well as making a simple static website.

Recommended as first Computer Science course.

Course consists of three parts:

1. The Command Line

2. Version Control: Git and Github

3. HTML and CSS

Learning goals for each can be found on courses material.

Web-exam in Moodle.

Material is available online for whole year. Material contains practical information and exercises on study topics.

Web-exam and exercices. More information on assessment is available on course material.

If you are completing DEFA (Digital Education For All) studies, Computing Tools for CS Studies is one of the courses that can be completed for application purposes; please see information in Finnish.

Contact information:

Course is completed online. Web-exam is available during last three weeks of the course.

Online learning environment Moodle opens on October 28, 2019.

How to get the Moodle-link and course key?
Next day after registration: log into this study programme with your University of Helsinki username.
You will receive more information on the username after registration.

If you need some special arragements or support for the examination, contact your education specialist at least 10 days beforehand

Read more:
Instructions for online examinations
Arragements for students in need of special support

More about Unix-systems and command line can be learned in course Shell scripting. Student’s digital skills: orientation (2 op)

Course is part of Other studies in programme in Computer Science.