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 student understands what mental and physical well-being at work means. The student is familiar with the most important points of the labor protection law. The student understands the importance of human resources for success.

Credits: 2

Schedule: 16.10.2023 - 20.10.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Anna Heiskanen, Raija Talvio

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: Finnish, Swedish, English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The student familirizes with factors affecting well-being at work and gets to know practices that enhance well-being. The student familiarizes with the basics of the occupational Safety and Health law.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures, litterature, exercises, active participation.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    25h contact sessions, 29h reading and exercises.

    At least 80% participation in face-to-face teaching is mandatory to complete the course. If, due to absences, the student does not achieve the learning outcomes defined in the course description, the remaining 20% may have to be compensated as determined by the responsible teachers of the course.

    All absences must be reported to the teachers in charge. The responsible teachers of the course will specify the necessary compensating assignments.

    Study methods changed by decision of Academic Committee for Arts, Design and Architecture on 1st of February 2023.


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    5 Gender Equality

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    10 Reduced Inequality


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period :

    2022-2023 Autumn II
    2023-2024 Autumn I

    Teaching period changed by decision of Academic Committee for Arts, Design and Architecture on 21st June, 2023.

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses: Sisu. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture,

    Maximum number of students 50, minimum 2.