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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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KIEN3021 English Language Support for Thesis Writing 2 ECTS
Organised by
Centre for Language and Communication St./English
Person in charge
Suzanne Collins

Keywords

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2 - C1

General description

This course, in which content and language are integrated, offers language support in the form of teacher-led instruction, guided self-study, and individual consultations with the English tutor and teacher.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students should be more confident in presenting their research plan, literature review and thesis for assessment in English-medium master's degree programmes.

Contents

Students can tailor the content of the course according to their needs from the following components:
- Four 2-hour group sessions on e.g. APA style, academic vocabulary and text flow;
- guided self-study (min. 12 hours) with teacher support including individual 20-min consultation at start and a final short meeting;
- individual consultation sessions (2 x 30 mins) with the English tutor;
- individual / teacher consultation sessions (2 x 30 mins).

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

Available only for English-medium master's degree programme students

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 8 h 0 h
Tutorials 1 h 0 h
Personal instruction 1 h 0 h
Independent work 43 h 0 h

Independent work consists of min. 12 hours of Guided Self-study and 31 hours of other study activities.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Exercise(s)
  • In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Pass/fail.
A special Language Centre passport (KIEN3021) is a record of student participation in any /all of the options: group sessions, guided self-study, individual tutor consultations and individual teacher consultations.

Recommended year of study

5. year autumn
5. year spring
6. year autumn
6. year spring

At any time within the LLEES master's programme.

Study materials

Materials provided by teacher

Moodle 2

Belongs to following study modules

Centre for Language and Communication Studies
Faculty of Education
Orientation and general studies (Faculty of Education)
Faculty of Humanities
Academic and Professional Skills (MDP in Baltic Sea Region Studies)
2014–2015
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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