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8010053 Speech Communication for Post-Graduate Students, 2 Cp 
Code 8010053  Validity 01.06.2010 -
Name Speech Communication for Post-Graduate Students  Abbreviation PUVI/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 

On completion of this study module students will be better able to

  • plan and assess their own behaviour within central interactive situations that concern their academic field, while taking into consideration the communicative situation in question and co-operation with others.
  • defend the viewpoint of their own research, discuss them critically and constructively.
  • make their research available for larger audiences (popularization of research)

Developing interaction skills; different communication situations within the scientific community

Modes of study 

Participation in teaching and completion of course assignments.

Teaching methods 

Total working hours for each student 54 hours. Maximum contact hours 24, some of which can be otherwise arranged with the lecturer and the participants.

Teaching methods used include for example lectures, tutorials, oral and written pair and group exercises, self-study/independent learning tasks, compute supported learning. Minimum attendance requirement in contact teaching: 80%.

Study materials 

Teaching material could include material distributed in class, of which a fee will be charged, a course book, material online or one or some of these.

Evaluation criteria 

Continuous assessment.


Offering data 

The course is aimed at University of Eastern Finland post-graduate students.

Further information 

The language fo tuition is Finnish. No exemptions.

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 Kuopio: Speech Communication for Post-Graduate Students  Lecture and exercise course  Marja-Leena Hyvärinen 
25.02.21thu 09.00-12.00
01.03.21mon 12.00-15.00
03.03.21wed 09.00-12.00
22.03.21mon 12.00-15.00
mon 12.00-15.00
23.03.21tue 09.00-12.00
tue 09.00-12.00
25.03.21thu 09.00-12.00
31.03.21wed 09.00-12.00

Future exams
No exams