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Welcome to our Elective Courses!

Elective courses

For more detailed information on these elective courses please refer to Korppi.

Outgoing exchange students (Finnish students leaving for exchange)

  • XEN0022 English Academic Skills for Exchange Students, 3 ECTS

Incoming short-term exchange students (international students not in an International MA or PhD program)

  • XEN0054 Academic Study Skills, 2 ECTS
  • XEN0095 Academic English Communication 1, 3 ECTS
  • XEN0096 Academic English Communication 2, 3 ECTS

All students

  • XEN0028 Big and Small Talk about Finland, 4 ECTS
  • XEN0097 Basic Academic Writing, 3 ECTS
  • XENX013 Russia and the Russians: Myth and Reality, 4 ECTS
  • XENX017 Communication in a Multicultural Workplace, 3 ECTS
  • XENX029 Activate Your English, 3 ECTS
  • XENX034 Intermediate Academic Writing, 4 ECTS
  • XENX041 Creative Writing in English, 2 ECTS
  • XENX042 Finnish Roma Culture Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, 3 ECTS
  • Multilingual Intercultural Competence 25 ECTS
  • XYHX003 Fundamentals in intercultural and multilingual communication, 3-5 ECTS
  • XYHX006 Multilingual interaction. Use Your Languages, 3-4 ECTS
  • XYHX008 Multilingual argumentation and debate, 3 ECTS
  • XEN0098 Each one teach one, 3 ECTS 

E-learning modules for all students

  • XENX022 E-learning Module: Academic Reading / Supplementary Module, 2 ECTS
  • XENX023 E-learning Module: Academic Vocabulary, 2 ECTS
  • XENX024 E-learning Module: Grammar for Writing, 2 ECTS
  • XENX026 E-learning Module: Pronunciation, 2 ECTS

Finnish MA students writing modules for thesis writing

  • XENB001 Academic Writing for Master’s Students: Core Principles, 2 ECTS
  • XENB002 Academic Writing for Master’s Students: Writing that Flows, 2 ECTS

Academic Writing Modules for PhD students & staff publishing in English

These modules are highly individualized, focused, and short, with only 8 hours in the classroom per module. There is no fixed sequence in which you must attend the modules, take only the modules you need. Additional individualized support is offered through the consultation module where your individual writing development needs will be addressed. The consultation module can be taken at any time in your writing process and will focus on samples of your writing. Click here to visit the AWM page.

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