General studies

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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

4 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give a historic review of events, present
different kinds of event experiences and a comprehensive
knowledge of event structures, tools and realisation.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to...

...master the basics of cultural event production and creation of
multi professional networks

...explain and use stage and production techniques

...know branch specific communication strategies

...explain forms and realities of working life and interact in a
working community

...plan and organize work/projects

Course contents

Event history
Event planning
Events and experiences

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction course.

Previous course names


Additional information

All lectures are compulsory.

Recommended or required reading


Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 16 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 106 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 106 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following
Examination 1: Event history and planning (written tasks)
Examination 2: Events and experiences (written task)
Examination 3: Written home exam

The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows:
Examination 1: 20%
Examination 2: 40%
Examination 3: 40%


  • Bäck Maria
  • Tolonen Liisa
  • Öhman Elisabeth


Öhman Elisabeth

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course


Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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