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English for Academic Purposes

English for Academic Purposes

Code: ENG8LF001
Scope: 3 ECTS (81 h)
Timing: semesters 3 - 7
Language: English
​Curriculum: GLOBBA09
Course level: Free-choice Studies
Course type: free-choice

Starting level and linkage with other courses
The course is only for the incoming exchange students. Degree students are not accepted to the course.

Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student

  • communicates well in English, both orally and in writing
  • has expanded his/ her knowledge and understanding of economic and financial texts and the vocabulary related to business
  • is able to follow his/her other business classes conducted in English
  • is able to give presentations in English
  • is able to write reports according to HH guidelines

Contents

  • writing business related texts
  • discussions on current economic and business topics
  • giving presentations
  • communicating through various media (e.g. e-mailing, telephoning)

Recognising and validating prior learning (RPL)
No RPL at this level.

Cooperation with the business community
Business based examples and cases.

Internationality
Contributions by multicultural student groups. Course topics related to international business

Course formats
Contact and distance sessions.

Assessment
Students' performance is graded on the following scale: Excellent (5), Very good (4), Good (3), Satisfactory (2), Fair (1), Fail (0).
Link to the joint assessment grid. The assessment of one’s own learning.

Course teacher(s)
Pia Tapio

Learning materials
Materials to be announced in the implementation plan.