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: 1 - 12

Schedule: 17.09.2023 - 15.10.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Ari Ekroos, Seppo Junnila, Heidi Falkenbach, Saija Toivonen, Kirsikka Riekkinen, Oskari Harjunen, Tuukka Saarimaa

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
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 No teaching
    2023-2024 No teaching

    Enrollment :

    Contact the teacher in charge.