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750380A Working knowledge, 1-5 ECTS cr 
Code 750380A  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Working knowledge  Abbreviation Working knowled 
Scope1-5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3205 Biology 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Field of Biology 

ECTS Credits 

1-5 ECTS credit / 27-133 hours of work

Language of instruction 

Finnish / English.


B.Sc. 1st spring - 3rd spring.

Learning outcomes 

During the course student will get work experience and develop common working life skills as communication and organization skills and get to know work community and it's dynamics.


Independent work for example in the summer job.

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching.

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Student will keep diary of her/his tasks and hours which will be added to the report that the student will do. The report should include description of the working place, tasks the student was responsible for or took part during his/her job period. Moreover, the report should also include self-assessment where the student reflects what she/he has learned and how she/he developed during the working period. The length of the report should be at the minimum two pages.

Target group 

B.Sc. students.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 

Before Practical training (750615S).

Recommended or required reading 


Assessment methods and criteria 

Report and diary.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


Pass / Fail

Person responsible 

Prof. Hely Häggman, Prof. Timo Muotka or Assoc. Prof. Heikki Helanterä.

Working life cooperation 

Yes. Training in suitable tasks will develop student's working life skills.

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