Time: 19 September – 6 November 2022
Place: Online studies
Extent: 4 ECTS credits
Number of study places: 10
Target group: Everyone interested in the topic
Required previous skills: None
Lecturer: Mr Timo Leinonen




Credited in degree at Xamk: All Bachelor level degrees
Area of competence mentioned in Curriculum: Optional studies 
Enrolment by: 4 September 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.

Learning outcomes:
You can describe the systems of harvesting and transportingenergy wood. You can evaluate the technical, economic and ecologic sustainability of energy wood production. You can estimate the consequences of policy changes for the forest sector.

Contents and methods:
How to chooseenergy wood harvesting sites? 
How do you select the harvesting system? 
How do you transport and handle energy wood? 
How do you organise the storage of energy wood?

Scheduled track:
– On-line course, in English. Course consists of themes (one theme/ week).
– Student's workload is approximately 100 hours.

Study material:
Study material is linked to the learning environment.

Assessment criteria:
Students can:
a) use professional vocabulary and concepts in an expert way in different situations.
b) choose appropriate models, methods, software and techniques according to the purpose and justify these choices.
c) work as team members in working life expert duties and identify and describe the problems of the professional field.

Assessment scale: 
0 – 5



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, openstudies@xamk.fi.

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 openstudies@xamk.fi.

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.


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