Kaisa_2012_3_photo by Veikko Somerpuro

12.12.2019 at 09:00 - 14.1.2020 at 23:59
Log in to view the registration key for Moodle.


Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

Mon 13.1.2020
13:15 - 15:45
Mon 20.1.2020
13:15 - 15:45
Mon 27.1.2020
13:15 - 15:45
Mon 3.2.2020
13:15 - 15:45
Mon 10.2.2020
13:15 - 15:45
Mon 17.2.2020
13:15 - 15:45


The course is available to students of all Master’s programmes at the Faculty of Social Sciences, as well as those of the Master’s Programme in Food Economy and Consumption. Priority is given to Master’s level students, but, depending on the available student places, students pursuing a Bachelor's degree are also welcome.

No more than 40 students will be admitted.

The course is intended to be completed at the beginning of the Master’s level studies.

Perspectives to Consumer Studies (5 cr), Service Consumption and Retailing (5 cr), Boundaries of Data Society (5 cr), The Politics of Consumption (5 cr)

After completing the course, students will be able to critically interpret phenomena related to the modern economy. The course provides students with the ability to put new phenomena into a wider context and anticipate their development and significance, particularly from the viewpoint of consumers.

Second period of every other academic year, next in 2018

The literature will be announced during the course.

The grade (on a scale of 0 to 5) is based on an assessment of the written work and the rate of active participation.

The assessment matrix and criteria are available on the Moodle site for the course. Graded on a scale of 0 to 5 (0 = Fail, 1 = Passable, 2 = Satisfactory, 3 = Good, 4 = Very Good, 5 = Excellent)

Kurssi pidetään Tiedekulman Think Loungessa.

Contact teaching 24 h (lectures, class assignments, supervised groupwork)

Reflection writing 24 h

Studying selected related literature 20 h

Groupwork 65 h

Self-assessment and course feedback 2 h