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.
Letters of application and CV
Notices and instructions
Grammar and usage
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Level B1 (Common European Framework for Languages).
Recommended or required reading
Mattila, Heli; Ruusunen, Tuula; Uola, Kirsti.2006, Viestinnän työkaluja AMK-opiskelijalle. Helsinki: WSOY Oppimateriaalit Oy, 316 s. ISBN 951-0-30268-6.
- Lectures - 48 hours
- Exercise based learning - 15 hours
- Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 12 hours
- Individual studies - 60 hours
- Total workload of the course: 135 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 60 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 75 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 2012-03-09
2011-12-01 - Exams