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Work placements

Work placement is an essential part of studies at the University of Applied Sciences. It is included in all fields of education and all degrees. Students primarily complete their work placement in a work environment, that is related to their field of education. There is a possibility to use previous work experience or recognition of learning at work to work placement.

The aim of doing a work placement is to give the students an opportunity to apply their knowledge acquired in theoretical study and to develop their skills of independent work. Work placement seeks to deepen the students' skills, to orientate them to jobs in the field, as well as to support and complement their study as designed by their degree program. The periods of work placement, are intended to form a path for professional development. Thus, work placement must be versatile enough, and it must gradually become more challenging and demanding.

The scope of work placement in Centria University of Applied Sciences is 30 to 85 credit points, depending on the degree. The credit point is the basic unit for measuring UAS studies. An effort of 1,600 hours, which is required to complete the study of one academic year on the average, is equivalent to 60 credit points.


Instructions for work placement


Bachelor of Business Administration and Engineering 

Bachelor of Business Administration and Engineering

Appendix 1 Work Placement Plan

Appendix 2 Work Placement Details and Report

Appendix 3 Placement Agreement


Bachelor of Health Care

Bachelor of Health Care


Students working at a chemistry laboratorio.

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