Time: 27.09.2021 – 28.11.2021
Place: Xamk Learn digital learning environment
Extent: 2 ECTS cr
Number of study places: 20
Target group: All that is interested in this topic
Required previous skills: None
Lecturer: Karoliina Saure and Mari Häkkilä


Enrolment by: 5th September 2021
Price: Free of charge


Please notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on OUAS courses.

Learning outcomes: The aim of this course is to promote students' study ability and wellbeing. The course offers tools to support learning, coping and wellbeing.

After the course
– you have learned studying techniques that suit you
– you can make choices that support wellbeing and resilience in your daily life
– you have learned different ways to relax, and various skills to deal with thoughts, emotions, stress and stage fright

Contents and methods:

The course is divided into different themes, which are study skills, wellbeing in everyday life, thoughts and working with them, emotions and self-knowledge, stress, stage fright, and social skills.

In each section, you will explore the topic with the help of scientific materials. Up-to-date and supportive learning material can be for example video and audio recordings, lectures, research and exercises. The course focuses on independent reflection.

Study material: All the course material is on Xamk Learn.

Assessment: Accepted/Failed. The course is evaluated on scale accepted – fail. An accept requires all tasks to be completed.

Student workload is approximately 50 hours.

Transcript of records will be delivered by request:

 – in paper form for those who have their home address in Finland
 – by email in PDF form for those who have their home address in some other country.

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, email: openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
If you are not able to participate in the course, please let us know as soon as possible by email openstudies@xamk.fi.

You'll receive an invitation by email to this course approximately one week before the course starts.