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Career Planning and Development 1 (2 cr)

Code: IE10015-3001

General information


15.08.2022 - 30.09.2022


30.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Wärtsilä Campus Karjalankatu 3

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


1 - 50

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Energy and Environmental Engineering


  • Marita Suomalainen
  • Tarmo Tossavainen
  • Anne Poutiainen

Teacher in charge

Anne Poutiainen


  • IENS22
    Engineer, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Full-Time Studies, Fall, 2022


You will know how to make the best of the services and learning environments provided by your UAS. You will also know the curriculum and policies of your degree as well as the people involved in counselling and how to find support if you need it. You know the services and activities provided by the student union (POKA). You assume responsibility for your studies, professional growth, learning abilities, well-being and coping with studies and integrate well with your study group and the whole learning community and contribute positively to your learning environment.

You will know the Degree Regulations of Karelia UAS and conduct yourself as a mature university student observing good manners and best professional practice. You know the principles and procedures of the recognition of prior learning (RPL). You understand the process of how to plan your studies and are able to create your own individual study plan (ISP). You are able to self-reflect and assess your own competences and professional development and understand how development discussions (appraisals) relate to processional practice.


The main contents of the course include:
- curriculum and implementation plans, teaching modes and methods, professional practice, and workplace policies and rules
- Use of data networks,, PAKKI student portal, study register, ISP (HOPS), Moodle, email, schedules, Exam and Karelia intranet
- studies at an institution of higher education, field-specific information on studies, counselling, student welfare officer, social benefits for students, services provided by the third sector organizations such as Lutheran parishes, Library and Information Services, internationalization services and the Student Union POKA
- Degree Regulations, general principles and policies, and generic and field-specific competences
- overview of professional practices and conventions of the field
- learning skills, styles and strategies
- student autonomy, assessment of personal learning skills and styles
- life, time and stress management
- learning in groups, teams, pairs and in projects
- designing an individual study plan (ISP)
- international students in Finland

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