Credits: 5

Schedule: 14.01.2019 - 16.09.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III(2019)-II(2019), III(2020)-II(2020) Course starts in January and continues until December.

I-II (Autumn), III-IV (Spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

  • Being able to effectively communicate one's strenghts and professional capacities
  • Finding one’s own academic and professional interests and taking initiative in one’s own learning
  • Planning and prototyping one's own professional development

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is integrated to the Aaltonaut program to promote reflection, skill articulation and initiative. The course comprises workshops on different themes related to developing professional skills, independently building a learning portfolio, and taking part in feedback, reflection and goal setting activities.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

  • Meetings, workshops, independent portfolio work, and other possible assignments with academic personnel of the program, peer tutors, academic tutors and/or professional mentors.
  • Evaluation criteria: Pass/fail by participation and possible assignments

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is organized as meetings, workshops, independent portfolio work and other possible assignments. The workload of each activity varies according to the needs of the students.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Optional material given by instructor or tutors/mentors

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

AAN-C1001 Academic and professional coaching (5 cr)

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via Weboodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The students can conduct integrated language and communication studies in English (3–6 cr) during the course. For further information, please contact Maurice Forget ( See also


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