General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

2 cr

Competency aims

The aim is to develop the students 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, using
texts and vocabulary).

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to have the written language
proficiency in Finnish required in the civil
service in bilingual municipalities and needed
to support his or her professional development.

Course contents

Professional vocabulary and texts
Messages and instructions
Language usage

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B1.1 in the European Framework of
Reference for Languages.

Additional information

re-exam 1:

re-exam 2:

Recommended or required reading

Material provided by the teacher.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 16 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 4 hours
  • Practical exercises - 6 hours
  • Individual studies - 16 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 0 hours
  • Seminars - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 42 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 42 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
The examinations contribute to the final grade
as follows:
Examination 1 Memorandum, minutes and activity
at a meeting 15 %
Examination 2 Research report 25 %
Examination 3 Written exam 60 %


Luomi Anna Maija


Rancken Ulrika

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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