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580120A Practical training 1, 1-5 ECTS cr 
Code 580120A  Validity 01.08.2005 -
Name Practical training 1  Abbreviation Practical train 
Scope1-5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline5492 Medical and Wellness Technology 
TypePractical training   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Health Sciences 

Mikko Finnilä 

Proficiency level 




Required proficiency level 


ECTS Credits 

1 - 5 ECTS cr, 27 – 135 hours of work

Language of instruction 

Finnish / English


The course can be taken in autumn or spring semester, or during the summer period. It is recommended to complete the course anytime starting from 1st spring semester of the Bachelor studies.

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, the student
- knows basic skills required in working life,
- recognizes his/her own skills,
- is able to present those in the CV.


Practical training in the field


Mode of delivery 

Practical training in the field


Learning activities and teaching methods 

The student finds the place for practical training by him/herself and agrees on the training with the person responsible for the course. 1 ECTS cr equals approximately to two weeks of training. Practical training includes writing a plan before the training and after the training - updating the CV and evaluation of the learned skills. The student submits the documents to person responsible for acceptance.
The course can be credited based on earlier working experience using RPL-protocol (recognition of prior learning).

Target group 

Bachelor degree students of Medical and Wellness Technology

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Student needs to have adequate basic skills for the training tasks required by the training place.

Recommended optional programme components 

The course is an independent entity, but the student is expected to have adequate basic skills for learning in the training.

Recommended or required reading 


Assessment methods and criteria 

Before the training period, the person responsible for the course evaluates the eligibility of the position. The student makes a plan for the training and the objectives. After the training period student evaluates skills learned in relation to working skills and studies. Student presents letter of reference and other documentation (CV and form “Application for approval of practical training”) to the person responsible. If the student wishes to have the course credited based on earlier working experience, he/she fills in RPL-form in OSAT system and attaches with the form CV and letter of reference.

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


The course utilizes grading scale pass or fail

Person responsible 

University lecturer Mikko Finnilä

Working life cooperation 

Practical training can take place in companies, universities and other research organizations

Other information 



Additional data in the course catalogue University of Oulu summer studies 2020
Person responsible for the course is Mikko Finnilä. The student is responsible for finding a suitable place for practical training. After having registered to the course, please, contact the person responsible for the course.

Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Practical training 1 SUMMER 2021  Course  Mikko Finnilä  01.05.21 -30.09.21
Practical training 1 2021-22  Course  Mikko Finnilä  30.05.22

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