HYVY003 Wellbeing and academic skills enhancement course for international master's degree students (2 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Education and Psychology
Coordinating organisation:
Department of Psychology, Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024

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This course is available only for international students attending Master’s programmes at JYU.



Learning outcomes

After the course the student will:

1. Develop psychological, emotional and social wellness-related knowledge and behaviors that promote these components of well-being.

2. Know how to and have tools to develop and strengthen their academic learning skills

3. Become familiar with the Finnish academic system and have a better understanding of different learning and teaching ‘cultures’ and approaches

4. Be able to identify on and off campus wellbeing and study ability support systems and resources 

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
To complete the course and get a passing grade, the student will need to: attend and participate in all lectures, have an active participation in peer group discussions, do all required functional exercises, experiments and return all short written self-reflections on time
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Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (2 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
No published teaching