The course is included in these curricula and study modules

  • Midwife 2001 - 2004 - Languages
  • Health care 2001 - 2004 - Languages
  • Nurse - pediatric nursing 2001 - 2004 - Languages
  • Nurse - medical surgical nursing 2001 - 2004 - Languages
  • Nurse - perioperative care 2001 - 2004 - Languages
  • Nurse - psychiatric nursing 2001 - 2004 - Languages


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

1 cr

Competency aims

The aim is to develop the students oral and writing skills in a professional context. The course also aims to give the student skills to use Finnish in nursing contexts (writing documents in Finnish, attending meetings, giving presentations, using nursing texts and vocabulary).

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to write documents within his own working area, letters of application, reports, notices and instructions. The student
is also expected to be able to act socially and take part in meetings and to present professional subjects.

Finnish course for Swedish speaking students.
Languages used on the course are Finnish and Swedish.

Course contents

Nursing vocabulary
Grammar and usage
(CV and applications)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Finnish I

Recommended or required reading

Av föreläsaren anvisad litteratur / Material distributed by the teacher

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 3 hours
  • Individual studies - 17 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 44 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 17 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 27 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods



Lehtola Minna

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

OBS! Ny gruppindelning gäller fackfinska + engelska VÅ04 grupp A = 04vå-BM + 04vå-HV
VÅ04 grupp B = 04vå-Ba + 04vå-IK + 04vå-OP + 04vå-PS

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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