Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to introduce the basic
elements of written and spoken communication, to
train the student in language correctness,
business communication and the specific language
of his/her own vocational branch.

Learning outcomes

The student is able to use his/her mother tongue
correctly in different communication situations.
He/she is familiar with basic business
communication and can independently produce
documents related to his/her own vocational
branch. He/she is aware of the importance of life
long learning to improve his/her mother tongue.

Course contents

Written Communication, Commercial Vocabulary,
Vocational Vocabulary, Information Retrieval,
Meeting Technicalities, Literature

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish as mother tongue

Previous course names

Swedish, 2 cr

Additional information

More detailed programme for the course will be
presented during the first lesson.

Recommended or required reading

Lehrer, S. 1998 el. senare Affärsbrev.

Reuter, Mikael 2003 Översättning och
språkriktighet. Helsingfors: Svenska Språktjänst

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 15 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 78 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:


Holmström Susanna


Sandell Magdalena

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2018-12-20

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