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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
STYÖA3C Practical Study Period and Supervision 13 ECTS
Organised by
Social Work
Minimum preceding studies
51 ECTS.
Preceding studies
Basic studies A1 from the intermediate studies, A2 and A3A-C required.
Course is available for:
  • Major subject students

General description

Students become familiar with the client work of social work under the guidance of a field teacher.

Learning outcomes

Students learn to mold their methods, techniques and tools of working into functional working models appropriate to individual clients.


independent client work in any selected organisation of social work
guided work under a trained teacher
written essays and an analysis of work
supporting seminars at the university
a conclusive seminar, in which students present their work analyses

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

Minor students have limited possibilities to participate.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Personal instruction
Independent work

9 weeks of practice, guided work
orientation, supporting and conclusive seminars
written essays and an analysis of work
For more information, go to the department website at: www.uta.fi/laitokset/sospol/opetus.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
learning orientation practical work following the study plan

Recommended year of study

2. year spring

Practical teaching is a full-time job of nine weeks in the fourth period, which will confine students' participation to other classes.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Social Work Skills (Social Work)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
For Open University students only
School of Social Sciences and Humanities