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: 21.02.2022 - 25.02.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

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:

    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 for whole curriculum period:

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

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course is primarily targeted for the Visual Communication Design students and exchange students (50% MA, 50% BA).

    Teaching Period:


    (2021, 2022) - No teaching

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: Sisu replaces Oodi on 9 August, 2021. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture:


    -students and exchange students in VCD and are prioritized