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Development as an Expert (5 cr)

Code: ZZPP0520-3020

General information


03.08.2020 - 30.08.2020


01.08.2020 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery



School of Technology


Main Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


0 - 55

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Music Pedagogue
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Logistics
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Service Business
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Energy and Environmental Technology
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Electrical and Automation Engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Team Academy
  • Degree Programme in Midwifery
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Social Services
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Business Information Technology
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Information and Communications Technology
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Business Management
  • Degree Programme in Nursing
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Agricultural and Rural Industries
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Physiotherapy


  • Jaana Koskela
  • Heidi Hämäläinen-Laitinen
  • Pekka Lähdesmäki

Teacher in charge

Heidi Hämäläinen-Laitinen

Scheduling groups

  • Luennot 1(TRY20SA) (Paikkoja: 35. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Luennot 2((TRY20SB) (Paikkoja: 35. Open UAS: 0.)


    Avoin AMK, tekn, AMK-polut (päivä), Rakennus- ja yhdyskuntatekniikka
  • TRY20S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Construction and Civil Engineering


  • Luennot 1(TRY20SA)
  • Luennot 2((TRY20SB)


During the course you will be prepared for studies at University of Applied Sciences and become part of the study and operating environment. You will find information about studies and professional options in your field. You will learn to evaluate your skills, set professional goals, make choices in your studies and put them into practice. You will be prepared for a job search and will be aware of opportunities for further studies. You can evaluate, develop and maintain your well-being.


1st year:
You do the pre-assignments. You attend the orientation days and info sessions. You attach to the studies and community. You recognize the factors that sustain your well-being and know the guidance services of JAMK. You get to know yourself as a university level student and start to build your own study and career plan (PLP) with the guidance of your teacher tutor. You are able to operate in the learning and operating environments of JAMK, knowing your rights and responsibilities as well as ethical guidelines.

2nd-4th year:
You update your study and career plans and have an annual PLP discussion with your career tutor. You assess your skills, set professional goals for yourself, and take them into account when planning your studies. You will be prepared for a job search and be aware of career and postgraduate opportunities.

The course includes guidelines for reporting skills organized by the Language Center.

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

The materials of the course are available on Moodle.

Teaching methods

Contact and distance learning, learning assignments and guidance discussions.

Employer connections

The course has content that supports working life skills and student's own profession, such as workplace and/or alumni visits.

Exam schedules

The course does not have scheduled exams.

International connections

Students receive information about internationalization opportunities during their studies.

Vaihtoehtoiset suoritustavat

The recognition of prior learning is not possible as a whole course. If the student has previous higher education level studies related to the topic, the recognition of the units can be discussed with the career tutor.

Student workload

Orientation to Studies, 1 cr (27 h)
JAMK as a Study Environment, 1 cr (27 h)
Study and Work Well-being, 1 cr (27 h)
Working Life Skills, 1 cr (27 h)
Career Planning and PLP Discussions, 1 cr (27 h)

Content scheduling

1. year (3 cr)
Orientation to Studies
JAMK as a Study Environment
Study and Work Well-being
Career Planning and PLP Discussion

2. year (1 cr)
Working Life Skills
Career Planning and PLP Discussion

3./4. year (1 cr)
Working Life Skills

Further information

The course lasts from the beginning to the end of the studies.

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, approved/failed

The assessment of the course consists of 5 parts (pass / fail):

- Participation in orientation 1 cr
- JAMK as a Study Environment 1 cr
- Study and Work Well-Being 1 cr
- Working Life Skills 1 cr
- Career Planning and PLP Discussions 1 cr