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 students are able to reflect on their professional identity, identify concrete steps towards meaningful life and career, as well as develop work practices and skills to promote a sustainable career and wellbeing.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 26.02.2025 - 02.04.2025

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Tuuli Asunmaa

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 purpose of this course is to strengthen your identity and agency as a creative professional. You will learn practices and skills that help you sustain your wellbeing, productivity and meaningful work throughout your creative career. During the course we will explore how to clarify strengths, competences and identity; experiment with meaningful career directions; manage uncertainty and emotions; receive feedback and critique; and develop productivity skills, including time management, self-care and teamwork.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Participating the lectures, submitting all the assignments.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching: 6 x 3 h = 18 h (5 out of 6 compulsory)

    Independent work: 63 h (interview, assignments, independent reflection)


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Will be given in course

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language: English

    Teaching Period: 2024-2025 Spring IV
    2025-2026 Spring IV


    Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture, https//

    Minimum amount of participants 10. Maximum amount of participants 30.