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 skills to use Finnish in health care contexts (writing documents in Finnish, attending meetings, giving presentations, using texts and vocabulary).
At the end of the course the student is expected to have the language proficiency in Finnish required in the civil service in bilingual municipalities and needed to support his or her professional development.
Oral communication Presentations Meetings Letters of application and CV Notices and instructions Reports Grammar and usage
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Skill level B1.1 in the European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Recommended or required reading
Material produced by the lecturer.
- Lectures - 45 hours
- Exercise based learning - 9 hours
- Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 6 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
Written assignments 20 % Oral presentations 20 % Exam 30 % Oral test 30 %
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
Until date 2012-06-08
- 2012-03-06 - Exams
- 2012-02-14 - Essays