Time: 1 February -30 April 2022
Place: Online studies
Extent: 3 ECTS credits
Number of study places: 250
Target group: Everyone interested in the topic
Required previous skills: Basic computer skills
Lecturer: Miia Liukkonen
Credited in degree at Xamk: All Bachelor level degrees
Area of competence mentioned in Curriculum: Optional studies
Enrolment by: 16 January 2022
Price: EUR 12 / credit or semester fee EUR 175. You can read more about our payment policy here.
Please, notice that the fee for one semester will not be refunded, if the combined fees for your chosen studies remain below EUR 175 or you cancel your studies.
Note that you can enrol for Open UAS studies at the maximum of 50 ECTS credits per semester. One person’s enrolments exceeding 50 ECTS credits are deleted in the enrolment order. Paying attention to this is important when planning your studies.
Please also notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on Open UAS courses.
You are able to use the software needed for image editing.
You understand the general principles of image editing and bitmap graphics. You are able to create products for digital or print distribution and understand the technical requirements of a publication process.
Contents and methods:
Basic theory of image editing and bitmap graphics.
Use of image editing software:
-workspace and essential tools
-saving and exporting
-use of layers
-adjusting, retouching and repairing an image
-selecting, masking and combining images
Creating products for digital or print distribution
Adobe Photoshop CC is the software used in all the learning materials and examples on the course. Student must acquire the necessary Adobe software or corresponding free software for the course.
Recommended free alternatives for Photoshop:
www.photopea.com (online-photo editor)
This course is a self-study course, which you can carry out independently and at your own pace (within the overall time limits of the course).
Learning tasks, assignments and short exams will be evaluated in pass/fail (to be supplemented) scale.
Assesment scale: Accepted/Failed
Transcript of records will be delivered by request by email in PDF form.
This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.
Additional information on enrolment:
Open University of Applied Sciences office, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terms of cancellation:
You can cancel your enrolment free of charge 30 days before the course starts. If you have not cancelled by the due date, we will charge the full cost of the course. Cancellation by email to email@example.com.
Before the course starts, you'll receive an invitation by email to this course.
Please note that there can be changes in the course details in terms of the timetable and teachers, for example.
South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences is audited by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC).