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Research-based Development (5 cr)

Code: YZ00CK87-3017

General information


01.08.2024 - 30.08.2024


05.09.2024 - 31.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery



School of Business

Teaching languages

  • English

Degree programmes

  • Master's Degree Programme in Digital Rehabilitation
  • Master's Degree Programme in Low Carbon Civil Engineering
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Digital Supply Chain Management
  • Master's Degree Programme in Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Master's Degree Programme in Lifecycle Management
  • Master's Degree Programme in Robotics
  • Master's Degree Programme in Sustainable Energy
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Music Pedagogue
  • Master's Degree Programme in Expertise in Social Guidance
  • Master's Degree Programme in Professional Project Management
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Bioeconomy Development
  • Master's Degree Programme in Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Logistics
  • Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology, Full Stack Software Development
  • Master's Degree Programme in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology, Cyber Security
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Health Promotion


  • Sanna Sihvonen
  • Paavo Nyländen


  • YSP24S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy
  • ZJAYSP24S1
    Avoin AMK, sote, YAMK-väylät, Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy
  • 20.09.2024 14:00 - 16:00, Research-based Development YZ00CK87-3017
  • 04.10.2024 09:00 - 11:00, Research-based Development YZ00CK87-3017
  • 25.10.2024 14:00 - 16:00, Research-based Development YZ00CK87-3017
  • 08.11.2024 09:00 - 11:00, Research-based Development YZ00CK87-3017


Purpose of the course
The purpose of this course is to understand the meaning of research-based development and to get one's own toolkit for development activities

Proactive development
Learning to learn

Learning outcomes
After completing this course, you will understand the difference between scientific research and research-based development. You understand the principles of research-based development and its methodological starting points. You know the process of research-based development. You master and are able to apply some working life development methods in development activities at your field of practice. You understand the importance of research ethics and good scientific practice in research-based development.


The starting points and methodology of research-based development
Research ethics and the responsible conduct of research
Process and management of research-based development
Research and development methods, data collection and data analysis
Assessment as part of research-based development

Evaluation scale


Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)


Assessment criteria, approved/failed

You are able to compare the differences and similarities between research-based development and academic research. You are able to analyse development processes and methods suitable for your development topic, and reflect on and assess their suitability with the help of literature. You understand the significance of research ethics in research-based development. You can develop a topic proposal for your thesis.

Further information

The course can be studied by using studification combiningn study & work in accordance with the JAMK Degree regulation 17 § the guidelines for identifying and recognizing competence and the JAMK processes.