Englanti: Professional Writing - KKENVAL9

Scope (ECTS)


Responsible university/faculty

University of Tampere – Language Centre


August 1st – September 4th, 2019, online course (no contact lessons)

Target group

The course aims to provide the student with English professional writing competencies needed in working life.

Skill level B1–B2 (on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR)


On completion of the course, students are expected to be able to

  • write well-structured and reader-friendly documents related to working life
  • use appropriate terminology of their professional field
  • follow the conventions of professional written communication
  • consider cultural aspects in professional writing

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages:B2–C1


To achieve the learning outcomes, students will

  • write various documents related to working life (e.g. emails, memos, proposals, applications and reports)
  • give and receive constructive feedback on their work and revise it accordingly
  • compile a short list of field-specific terminology

The teaching language is English.


Will be distributed by the teacher through Moodle.

Modes of study

Online course
Evaluation: Pass/Fail. Satisfactory completion of tasks, attendance and active participation, other criteria will be given by the teacher.

Although the course is online, it involves extensive group work with strict deadlines. Note that this is an intensive interactive course.

Additional information

The information published above is subject to change.

FL Mirja Hämäläinen
There are available places on the course
1.8.2019 - 4.9.2019
Enrollment begins
25.2.2019 00:00
Enrollment ends
Credits 2
Course fee 105,00

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