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Combination Work Placement

Combination Work Placement

Code: PLA6LF001
Scope: 30 ECTS
Timing: Semester 3-7
Language: English, Finnish or another language
Curriculum: GLOBBA16
Course level: Work Placement
Course type: compulsory

Starting level and linkage with other courses
Specialisation Studies started, as the Combination Work Placement has to be completed in the field of the chosen major specialisation. Moreover, the work placement tasks need to be pre-approved by the Specialisation/Combination Work Placement Coordinator.

Learning outcomes
The Combination Work Placement is an opportunity to complete the whole work placement in major specialisation related work tasks. For learning outcomes see Basic and Specialisation Work Placement descriptions.

Developing competencies, skills, knowledge and expertise in the field of the chosen major specialisation.

Recognising and validating prior learning (RPL)
If you have prior work experience that matches the requirements set, you may apply for RPL and progress faster through your studies. More information and instructions for RPL are available at SharePoint.

Cooperation with the business community
Learning through completing the tasks agreed with and supervised by the work placement employer.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete their work placement in an internationally oriented organization or abroad.

Course format
Engagement in authentic work tasks related to the field of chosen major specialisation. Learning from feedback given by the employer. Self-reflection on the work placement experience. Preparation of the Work Placement Report, in which the work certificate is attached.

Students' performance is graded on the following scale: Pass, Fail.
The assessment of one’s own learning.

Combination Work Placement Coordinator(s)
ACC Specialisation Coordinator: Anne Arkima
MAR Specialisation Coordinator: Kevin Gore
SCM Specialisation Coordinator: Hanna Harilainen
HRM Specialisation Coordinator: Anita Pösö
ENT Specialisation Coordinator: Maija Suonpää

Learning materials
All material, such as guidelines, application and report templates as well as grant information for unpaid work placements, can be found on the SharePoint Site “GLOBBA Students”, under “Work Placements”.