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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Archived Curricula Guide 2014–2016
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
MPAS2012 Advanced Academic Writing (*) 4 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Asian Studies
Person in charge
Jane Honka, Language centre

Learning outcomes

The course covers many of the aspects to be taken into account in writing an academic research paper in English.


Discourse approach. Anglo-American writing conventions; style and appropriateness; handling references and avoiding plagiarism; organising text; constructing a research paper; coherence and cohesion; sentence structure; academic vocabulary; grammar; use of articles; punctuation.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Language course. See the Language Centre study guide for details.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

1. year autumn
1. year spring

Further information

The university's Language Centre organizes a course Advanced Academic Writing: Social Sciences. Details on the Language Centre’s website. If you think you are eligible for a waiver, please settle this with the Language Centre.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
MODULE 7: Language Studies (MDP in Asian Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Contemporary History
Political Science