The course is included in these curricula and study modules
Type of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The aim is to develop the students oral and writing skills in a professional context. The course also aims to give the student skill to use Finnish in technical contexts (writing documents in Finnish, attending meetings, giving presentations, using texts and terminology.
The languages used on the course are Finnish and Swedish.
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to write documents within the own working area, letters of application, reports, notices and instructions. The student is also expected to act socially and take part in meetings and to present professional subjects.
Oral presentation of professional subjects
Producing correct professional texts and documents
Meeting and negotiation technique
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Level B1 (Common European Framework for Languages)
Recommended or required reading
Kauppinen, Anneli - Nummi, Jyrki - Savola, Tea. 2006. Tekniikan viestintä. Kirjoittamisen ja puhumisen käsikirja. Fjärde till sjätte upplagan. Helsingfors: Edita Prima Oy.
- Lectures - 44 hours
- Exercise based learning - 12 hours
- Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 4 hours
- Individual studies - 75 hours
- Total workload of the course: 135 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 75 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 60 hours
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
Until date 2009-02-13
2008-10-13 - Exams