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580121A Practical training, 1-5 ECTS cr 
Code 580121A  Validity 01.08.2005 -
Name Practical training  Abbreviation Practical train 
Scope1-5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline5492 Medical and Wellness Technology 
TypePractical training   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Health Sciences 

Jämsä, Timo Jaakko 

ECTS Credits 

1-5 ECTS credits/ 27-135 hours of work

Language of instruction 

Finnish / English


The course can be taken during Master studies in autumn or spring semester, or during the summer period.

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 together with the person in charge. 1 ECTS credit equals two weeks of training. Practical training includes writing a plan before the training and afterwards updating the CV and evaluation of the learned skills. Documents are accepted by person responsible. The course can be compensated based on earlier working experience using RPL-protocol (recognition of prior learning).


Target group 

Master degree students of Biomedical Engineering and 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 skills for learning in the training.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Before the training period the eligibility of the position is evaluated by the person responsible. Before the training students makes a plan for the trainig and the objectives. After the training period student evaluates skills learned regarding working skills and studies. Student provides letter of reference and other documentations (CV and application form) for the person reponsible. If course is compensated based on earlier working experience student fills RPL-form, updates CV and delivers them for person responsible for evaluation.

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


The course utilizes grading pass / fail.

Person responsible 

Dr Maarit Kangas

Working life cooperation 

Practical training can take place in companies, universities or other reseach organizations.


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, SUMMER 2020  Course  Mikko Finnilä  01.05.20 -30.09.20

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