The course is included in these curricula and study modules


General 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 that the student will learn the proper use of aids, such as traditional and electronic dictionaries, thesauruses, reference grammars, spell-checkers and other reference materials for improving his or her vocabulary and grammatical accuracy in different professional situations.

Learning outcomes

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.

Course contents

Producing correct professional texts and documents.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B1 or higher (Common European Framework for Languages)

Additional information

Enrolment in person no later than 31th March 2015. Absolute deadline for assignments 5.9.2015 at 11.55 p.m.

Recommended or required reading

Mattila, Heli - Ruusunen, Tuula - Uola, Kirsi. 2006: Viestinnän työkaluja amk-opiskelijalle. ISBN 951-0-30268-6. Snellman, Susanne - Lindberg, Thomas - Eklundh, Lotta. Lunttikirja - en handbok i finsk grammatik. ISBN 951-96404-6-0

Study activities

  • Lectures - 33 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 6 hours
  • Practical exercises - 9 hours
  • Individual studies - 82 hours
  • - 3 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 methods

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

Assessment requirements

Written assignments 50 % Exam 50 %


Herva Marja


Herva Marja

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2015-09-05

Assessment methods

  • 2015-04-23 - Exams
  • 2015-04-09 - Reports and productions
  • 2015-04-13 - Other assignments

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