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TUKO1211 Advanced service design project, 5 ECTS cr. 
Code TUKO1211  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Advanced service design project  Abbreviation Advanced servic 
Credits5 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeTutkijakoulu Subject0957 Research Methodology 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
Organisation Graduate School 


Doctoral candidates will be able to:
- apply service design and other fieldwork methods in order to create a service concept
- create research design for their service design cases
- apply practice-based research approach in their service design cases.

Doctoral candidates will learn to:
- document and analyse the data collected through the service design project and utilise this further in their academic work.


The course will focus on practise-based research, action research and design research where the practical and pragmatic service design process generates data, knowledge and expertise. Service design project case will be used for learning how to document and collect data during the project process, how to analyse and share their findings within the research group. Course participants will define a research question related to the project. As an outcome the students will present their conference concepts and a written report, which will demonstrate their collected data set, methods for analysing it and main findings.

Previous studies 

The course is organised for doctoral candidates at the University of Lapland, in the doctoral programme Culture-based service design. Doctoral candidates from other programmes are also welcome to participate in the course.


The course will consist of practical design work in a service design research project, lectures and an essay.


To successfully complete the course, the doctoral candidate needs to:
- actively participate in the course
- complete assignments required by the professor.



Target Group 

Doctoral candidates




Contact person: Professor Satu Miettinen


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Reg. time is off. Advanced service design project  Virtual study  Satu Miettinen  01.11.21 -05.11.21

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