The course takes place in period

  • 3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)
  • 4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The goal is that students develop their ability
to identify relevant problem areas and areas
for development within the profession. Students
develop their ability in distinguishing the
need for development and they can delineate the
area to a manageable whole.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students are

  • Be able to independently search for relevant
    background information to the problem area.
  • Be based on previous knowledge identify the
    need for knowledge in the chosen field.
  • Formulate a distinct problem and a clear
    purpose as the basis for future thesis.

Course contents

Create an idea for a thesis. Presentation of idea
in small group.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Evidence based Care. Theory of Science and Research

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Examination 1 ....
Examination 2.... etc.
(examinations include written examination
tests, demonstrations and presentations,
reports and produktions, essays, and also
presence at specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade
as follows: ...


  • Eronen Lotta
  • Gray Pamela
  • Mannevaara Pauleen
  • Paakkonen Heikki
  • Sjölund Terese
  • Tana Jonas


Eronen Lotta

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2021-12-24 to 2022-01-20

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