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The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

15 cr

Competency aims

The purpose of the practical training is to provide the student with the possibility to apply from the education gathered knowledge and skills in working life and become familiar with central tasks within the specific area of the field in question. The main purpose of the practical training is to build an understanding of the connection of theory and practice, and to through examples see how theory is applied in practice.

Learning outcomes


Course contents

The extent of the practical training is in total 30 ects, which corresponds to 20 weeks of full-time work. In total, the practical training thus comprises 800 hours of work. The weekly workload during the practical training periods should correspond to one work week for a full-time employee; 1,5 ects generally corresponds to a workload of 40 hours/week. Full-time work is assessed according to current field- specific contracts. A part-time employment is calculated based on that 40 hours equals a working week. One practical training period thus comprises of 400 hours of work.

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Additional information

The practical training can be performed abroad, and for this purpose travel grants can be applied for from the International Office.

Study activities

Practical training - 405 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 405 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 405 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Practical training period 1 is a general practical training in professional life (e.g. within commerce, industry, municipalities, organisations and associations). During the first training period basic studies are integrated in the practical training so that the student analyses their environment from the perspective of general business management.


  • Fabricius Susanna
  • Karlsson Hanne
  • Tigerstedt Christa
  • Willför Christel


Halmén Mia

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Group size

No limit (197 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-08-18 to 2020-07-31

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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