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.


The purpose of getting work experience is to develop and deepen the knowledge and skills gained during studies.

Credits: 10

Schedule: 01.08.2022 - 31.07.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Ari Koskelainen

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:

    Work experience included in the Master s degree.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Work experience has to be related to the programme's studies. To get credits for work experience it must have been obtained after you have started your studies in the Master´s programme. Work experience is approved based on your report on work experience and a certificate from your employer. The grading scale is pass/fail.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Two weeks of working full-time equals one ECTS. If it is a part-time job, one ECTS equals 80 hours of work. Half credits are not granted.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The maximum amount of training in master's degree is 10 credits. Multiple training periods can be accepted within the maximum range. If you include course JOIN-A0003 Contributing in Community (3 cr) in your degree, only 7 credits of practical training is accepted in the degree.
    Only for Master's students at the School of Science.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn I-Summer

    2021-2022 Autumn I-Summer

    Course Homepage:

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

    After you have registered for the course, you can return the training report, work certificate and application in MyCourses.