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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KIEN2364 English Seminar Skills / Natural Sciences 2 op
Organised by
Centre for Language and Communication St./English
Person in charge
Kelly Raita


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2 - C1

General description

This course is only for students of genetics and ecology. The course is divided into two parts: academic writing skills and presentation skills.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student should be able to give a seminar paper presentation in English. They should understand the key issues related to writing academic text in English including the style and structure of academic research papers, paragraph structure, text flow and cohesion. They should be able to present in English effectively on a research topic of their choosing.


Topics covered on the course are academic style and vocabulary, paragraph structure and the format and organization of academic texts. Presentation skills including the organisation and structure of academic presentations, effective visuals (including poster presentations), body language and language techniques.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 20 h 0 h
Independent work 10 h 0 h
Seminar 10 h 0 h
Exercises 0 h 10 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
  • In English
Participation in classroom work and Participation in online teaching and Weekly Exercises

For credit, min. 80% attendance and active participation.



Belongs to following study modules

Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus