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814601S Work Experience, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 814601S  Validity 01.08.2010 -
Name Work Experience  Abbreviation Work Experience 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3259 Information Processing Science 
TypePractical training   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Information Processing Science DP 

Tonja Molin-Juustila 

ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits/134 hours of work


Language of instruction 




Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, a student:


  • Masters professional ICT work in enterprises or public organisations;
  • Can analyse and reflect on the work experience in Information Processing Science studies;
  • Can write an informative report of their work experience.
  1. Working at least four months in professional ICT duties that require university level studies.
  2. Analysing, reflecting and reporting on the work.



Mode of delivery 

Student’s own work

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Professional ICT responsibilities and at least four months to fulfil the learning outcomes.

Target group 


Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 

Studies and selected course materials are reflected on experience in professional ICT work.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Working on professional ICT responsibilities altogether for at least four months. Write a work report of 4 to 8 pages. The work experience is proved by delivering a signed letter of reference and extract of study attainments in Information Processing Science studies. Work experience can consist of more than one separate period with different employers. The student is required to document the levels of university studies needed to realise the professional work. Proposals to evaluate and develop the studies in the Information Processing Science curricula must be documented in the report.



Person responsible 

Kari Pankkonen

Working life cooperation 

Yes; see Assessments Methods and Criteria.


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