Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), 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 the Woodstudio Design Project-course the student is able to:

- Recognize Finnish wood materials used in cabinet making
- Understand the specific features of Finnish wood based materials.
- Analyze and experiment with wood material (through practical work).
- Recognize and produce artistic material-oriented design of wood.
- Produce prototypes in Wood workshop in 1:1 scale (independently).

Credits: 10

Schedule: 20.04.2021 - 27.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Karola Sahi

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Karola Sahi

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:

    -The contents vary annually depending on project assignments.

    -The projects focus on innovative, high standard and comprehensive application of wood as a material.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

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

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    -Contact hours:

    Lectures, group work, demonstrations and study excursions 50 h

    Independent study 220 h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    -Will be given at the beginning of the project.

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    -The student should have the capability of independent work.

    -Former experience in wood workshop is recommended.


SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


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