Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After completing the course students are able to:
- apply acquired design skills to different media platforms and environments
- develop their creative expression in a more diverse way in the fields of visual communication design and fine arts related activities

Credits: 2

Schedule: 22.02.2021 - 26.02.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Arja Karhumaa, Tarja Nieminen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Arja Karhumaa, Tarja Nieminen

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

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Varies by workshop. Individual or group work.

    VCD offers multiple one-week workshops over the study year with varying content. See content descriptions of specific study events for more detailed information.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The successful completion of this course requires at least 80% attendance and satisfactory completion of assignment/s. 

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Student workload 54-405 h, the number of contact teaching and independent work hours depends on the workshop/s offered.


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022: