In this Experience design and experiential learning (5 ECTS, Master’s level) course, participants learn about human behaviour from the perspectives of “experiencing” and “meaningful experiences”. Special attention will be given to applying the knowledge base and methods of experiential learning and adventure education in the fields of wellness, experience- and nature-based services and tourism.
The online course will be organized in English which enables an international learning environment.
The course is intended for both students and professionals within the fields of education, leisure and recreation, business, tourism, sports, and youth/social/NGO work. A Bachelor’s degree from one of the aforementioned fields is recommended but not obligatory.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to
The participants should be willing to listen, read, write and speak English. This Master’s level (EQF 7) course equals 5 ECTS (1 ECTS credit point equals about 27 study hours).
Assessment: approved – not completed
Online course which includes webinars, independent study, individual and group assignments, a learning and/or development task.
It is strongly recommended to attend the webinars, which are held as follows (Finnish time):
“The contents were interesting and inspiring.”
“Good balance between lectures and group discussions.”
“Assignments were clear and aroused a new model of thinking in me.”
“It was nice to hear examples about theories in real life.”
See instructions for CampusOnline students in Humak’s Student’s Guide.
NB! If you are a student at HAMK, Turku UAS or XAMK, please enrol via Peppi/Pakki. “RIPA, a cross-institutional study service for higher education institutions, enables higher education students to complete studies at another higher education institution without enrolment through a separate portal. Each student sees the course selection intended for them and can register in the student administration system of their home institution (Peppi/Pakki).” Read more here.