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Archived Curricula Guide 2014–2016
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
EN102010 EN10 Academic Writing 3 ECTS
Organised by
Business English
Person in charge
2015-2016: Elizabeth Nyman and Marise Lehto, 2014-2015: Elizabeth Nyman
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X X X X
2015–2016 X X X X

Keywords

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: C1

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course the students should
- be familiar with the Anglo-American style of academic writing understanding the main features of an academic text
- have knowledge of the different types of academic texts and research papers - argumentative - analytical - defining - interpretive and have produced specific examples
- be able to structure a text on the micro -intermediate and macro levels and understand how cohesion and coherence is produced
- have developed their argumentation, summarising and critical evaluation skills
- have practiced writing the draft of a long academic text, and also revised and proof read the text for submission

Contents

The course covers the writing process and all the key writing skills related to the Anglo-American style of thesis writing.
Practical guidance is given on style, organization, and grammatical competence
This course is intended for students writing their Master's thesis.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 22 h 0 h
Independent work 59 h 0 h

Groups 1-2 I-II (4+6 weeks) and groups 3-4 III-IV(4+6 weeks). Group 3 for the IMMIT programme.

Modes of study

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

Course work and assignments. Active participation at 80% of the classes is required.

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

3rd year or later I-II or III-IV

Study materials

To be provided during the course.

Further information

The course is intended for students who are attending a thesis group, and are writing their thesis in English.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Marketing and International Business
Business English (Business English)
Department of Marketing and International Business
2014–2015
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Marketing and International Business
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Economic Geography
International Business
Marketing
Economic Sociology
Finnish Study Modules
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Business Chinese