BENS6040 Training Abroad (5–25 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Biological and Environmental Science
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

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Trainning abroad


Training acquaints student with research or planning work in the fields of biological and environmental science outside Finland. This international training allows student to develop their understanding of the working life of Master of Science. Depending of the training site, this course allows students to apply and integrate their knowledge and skills acquired in various courses. Site of training has to be accepted by the teacher who is responsible of the course. Training plan must be written in advance and training report must be written after the training.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student:
  • has a better picture of the work in his/her field outside Finland
  • is able to evaluate their own skills and performance
  • has learnt how to act motivated, committed and as a responsible member of the working community
  • knows the essential rights and obligations of the employee and knows the job application process
  • is able to plan and report their work
  • is able to work in an international community

Additional information

5 ECTS are accepted to compulsory courses. To the degree the maximum of 25 ECTS can be included.

Study materials


Completion methods

Method 1

5 ECTS are accepted to compulsory courses. To the degree the maximum of 25 ECTS can be included.
Evaluation criteria:
Training abroad and accepted training report. Training report should be given within a month after finishing the training. Training is 5 ECTS / 1 month training.
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Parts of the completion methods

Independent study (5–25 cr)

Independent study
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Evaluation criteria:
The report is evaluated against the plan of the training.
English, Finnish
Study methods:

Training abroad and training report.

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