Credits: 10

Schedule: 14.04.2020 - 21.05.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Karola Sahi

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Woodstudio´s teaching staff: +358505556142 / Mikko Paakkanen : +358451145145

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III and V

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The students develop a capacity for material-oriented design and improve their knowledge of the wood material through practical work.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The contents vary annually depending on project assignments. The projects focus on innovative, high standard and comprehensive application of wood as a material.

Details on the course content (applies in this implementation): 

The course content is related to sustainable use of wood with a title of "Ecodesign". 

Detailed information will be delivered in the beginning of the period 5.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Participation in briefing, tutoring sessions, project/practical assignment and presentation of the results.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact hours: Lectures, group work, demonstrations and study excursions 50 h

Independent study 220 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Will be given at the beginning of the project

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The students should have the capability of independent work in the project. Former experience in wood workshop is recommended.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5. The course may also be graded Pass/Fail.

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Sending the application form and portfolio by email to study coordinator ( during the application period.

Application period begins for four weeks before the period and ends for two weeks before the period.

Application form is available on the web page of PSD programme on Into at

The applicants will be informed about acceptance or rejection for one week before the period. The amount of students will be limited to max.12 students.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

A short introduction to workshops will be included in the course.

Details on the schedule (applies in this implementation): 

Period 5: 14.04.2020 - 21.05.2020


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