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 the course the student has deepened his/her knowledge on the topic area of the studies. The student can create knowledge though analysis of Finnish and international reference materials and interpret their relevance and content. The student is able to apply the theoretical knowledge and concepts related to the topic.

Credits: 12

Schedule: 19.09.2021 - 17.10.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Ari Ekroos, Seppo Junnila, Kauko Viitanen, Heidi Falkenbach, Saija Toivonen, Elias Oikarinen

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    To be agreed with the teacher.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The assessment methods and criteria will be defined in course syllabus.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    27-270 h (1-12 cr). Seminar participation and/or presentation. Workload per activity type will be presented in the course syllabus.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    This is a special topics course that is not arranged every year. Content, timetable and learning aims will be specified later. The course is not given in Academic Year 2020-2021.

    Teaching Period:

    (2020, 2021) - No teaching

    (2021, 2022) - No teaching

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.