Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2016–2017
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
BSRS0018 Variations and the Development of the Finnish Language 3 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Baltic Sea Region Studies
Faculty of Humanities

Learning outcomes

After the course students will have knowledge about the development of Finnish language within the Uralic language family, as well as the development of written Finnish, and recognize and discuss different types of variation in Finnish and in their native languages.

General description

The course will give students a theoretical insight into regional and social variations of Finnish, as well as the development of literary Finnish. In addition,  students will learn about the development of the Finno-Ugric languages, especially the Baltic Finnic languages, starting from Proto Finno-Ugric and continuing to modern Baltic Finnic languages, with emphasis on Finnish.

Teacher responsible

Mikael Varjo


9-Jan-2017 – 20-Feb-2017
Lectures 14 h
Spring 2017
Mon 9-Jan-2017 - 20-Feb-2017 weekly at 16.00-18.00, Rosetta 1, Rosetta building, lecture room 202
Independent work

Evaluation criteria

Course participation, essay based on lectures, and assignments based on required reading (ca. 50 pages provided by the teacher).