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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KIEN2422 English: Academic Writing, Medical Faculty, Research Track 1–2 op
Organised by
Centre for Language and Communication St./English
Person in charge
Kelly Raita
Preceding studies
This course is only for medical faculty research track students.


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2-C1

General description

Academic writing course designed for students from the faculty of medicine.

Learning outcomes

After the course the students should:
- have knowledge of how to write academically with special relation to the field of medicine
- be able to recognize and produce academic text and be aware of the internal structure of research articles in their own field
- have a greater understanding of the mechanics of writing a research paper
- be able to write and punctuate accurately in English


In this course students:
- practice the skills needed to write academically in English for international journals
- cover aspects of grammar and lexis including academic vocabulary, textual organization and flow, punctuation and the format and structure of academic articles
- use their own texts as the basis of analysis
- have their own work reviewed and checked

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 20 h 0 h
Independent work 33 h 0 h

Biomedical Research Track: 2 credits, 20 h of tutorials
Clinical Resesarch Track: 1 credit, 10 h of tutorials

Teaching language


Modes of study

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

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

80% attendance and active participation.

Study materials

Provided by teacher and also in Moodle.

Further information

Contact Kelly Raita: kelly.raita[at]utu.fi

Belongs to following study modules

Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Lääketieteelliset oppiaineet
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus/indonesia