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8010052 Scientific Writing for Post-Graduate Students, 2 Cp 
Code 8010052  Validity 01.06.2010 -
Name Scientific Writing for Post-Graduate Students  Abbreviation TIKI/JK 
Credits2 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeGraduate Studies Subject0001 Language Centre Studies 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   GradingFail-Pass 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Language Centre, shared activities (J,K) 

Learning outcomes 

The purpose of the study module is to support the participants' own research and writing process, to deepen their knowledge on scientific
writing conventions and to develop their textual skills


Deepening students' academic writing skills by addressing the structure and conventions of different kinds of academic texts from various
disciplines and the grammar appropriate for academic writing

Modes of study 

Participation in teaching and completion of course assignments.

Teaching methods 

Each student should spend a total of 54 hours for this course.
Teaching methods used: Students may work in a fully or partially web-based environment or participate in contact teaching. Activities
include independent learning tasks, writing texts and revising them based on feedback given by the teacher and peer-reviews.
The minimum attendance required in contact teaching is 80 %. A maximum of 24 contact hours may be held, some of which can be otherwise
arranged with the lecturer and the participants. If a student completes the course online, all activities must be completed and passed.

Study materials 

In contact teaching, the teacher may distribute handouts, from which a fee is collected. Online materials are used in web-based learning.

Evaluation criteria 

Continuous assessment.

Offering data 

The course is aimed at University of Eastern Finland post-graduate students who are native or fluent Finnish speakers

Further information 

The language of tuition is Finnish.

No exemption.

The course is NOT aimed at international master´s degree students or exchange students.


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Registration not started Joensuu: Scientific Writing for Post-Graduate Students  Web course  Inga Suoniemi  15.09.20 -30.10.20
Registration not started Kuopio: Scientific Writing for Post-Graduate Students  Multi-modal teaching  Petri Tapio Jääskeläinen 
24.02.21wed 09.00-12.00

Future exams
No exams