Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Within this study unit we will focus on the
following competencies:
You can function professionally in your own field
in Finnish and you are able to adapt your language
to different communication situations. You have
tools and ability to develop your communication

If you have Swedish as your language of education
(education from Finland), you meet the competence
requirements of state officials functioning in a
position requiring a higher education in a
bilingual office according to the Act 424/2003
when you have passed the study unit. This means
that you are linguistically at least at level B1
according to the Common European Framework of
Reference for Languages (satisfactory skills). The
target level of the studies is good knowledge of
Finnish (minimum level B2).

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes
Once you have completed the study unit you will
have? (mention knowledge, skill, attitude)


  • demonstrate knowledge in the language of your
    field and know how to develop it
  • you know how to communicate with different
    target groups.

You can

  • describe your education, your work experience
    and your work contribution
  • communicate both orally and in writing within
    your own work community, with partners and in
    multiprofessional situations
  • present and discuss topics within your own field
    of work
  • distinguish between formal and informal
  • understand the central content of professional
    publications and other sources
  • write texts and documents needed within your
    field of work
  • use references.

You are ready to use the language in different
situations and have the tools to develop and
deepen your professional skills during your
studies and later in working life.

Course contents

Oral and written exercises
Meeting exercise and documents related to meetings
Presentation skills
Writing and using references
Digital exercises and resources
CV, job application and interview

E-mail (formal), business communication
Phone calls

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Level B1 (Common European Framework for Languages)

Previous course names

Professional Finnish for Energy and Materials
Processing Trade

Recommended or required reading

Material distributed by the teacher.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 0 hours
  • Practical exercises - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 0 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 0 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
  • Oral test Presentation

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Examination 1 ....
Examination 2.... etc.
(examinations include written examination tests,
demonstrations and presentations, reports and
produktions, essays, and also presence at
specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade as
follows: ...


Luomi Anna Maija


Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • 2022-06-21 - Exams
  • 2022-06-21 - Reports and productions
  • 2022-06-21 - Other assignments

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