YCCS7120 On-The-Job Learning Abroad (10 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

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During this study module students apply their theoretical knowledge in corporate communication in practice and develop their working life skills through working in real-life.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module, the student: 
  • Understands the role and work practices of a corporate communication professional.

  • Is able to apply theoretical knowledge in corporate communication in working life.

  • Has a good comprehension of one’s own strengths and weaknesses as a corporate communication professional. 

Additional information

Alternative study module: YCCS7110 Työssä oppiminen kotimaassa. 

Description of prerequisites

BA thesis in corporate communication or similar discipline. 


  • Asunta, L. (2016). The role, the goal and the soul of professional public relations. Developing a holistic model of PR professionalism. Jyväskylän yliopisto, humanistinen tiedekunta, yhteisöviestintä,<br />Sarja: Jyväskylä studies in humanities.; ISBN: 1459-4331; 276
  • Theaker, A. & Yaxley, H., The public relations strategic toolkit: an essential guide to successful public relations practice.; ISBN: 9780203143650
  • Valentini, C. (Ed.) (2021). Public Relations. Series: Handbooks of Communication Science, 27. (Part I and Part II)

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
A guided internship of at least two months, an internship plan, an internship report, and a written evaluation from the employer.
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Parts of the completion methods

Independent study (10 cr)

Independent study
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
No published teaching