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XENG0005 Academic Writing for International Master's Degree Students (CEFR B2), 3 op 
Koodi XENG0005  Voimassaolo 01.01.1950 -
Nimi Academic Writing for International Master's Degree Students (CEFR B2)  Lyhenne Academic Writin 
Laajuus3 op  Vanhenemisaika  
TyyppiKieliopinnot Oppiaine0004 Englannin kieli 
LajiOpintojakso  Tuntimäärä  
Opinto-oikeus   ArvosteluHyväksytty, hylätty, arvosanat 1-5 
Suositeltu suoritusaika 
Vastuuyksikkö Kielikeskus 


This course is aimed at students of Master’s Degree programmes taught in English. This course will focus on the development of writing skills needed for academic studies and Master’s thesis writing.

The course will focus on: features of scientific/research writing and the structure of scientific articles, the writing process, organization of an academic essay, argumentation, academic language and vocabulary, paragraph structure. Grammatical structures will be introduced according to the students’ needs.

Students will practice process writing and receive continuous feedback from the teacher and other students. 

Upon successful completion of the course the student should be able
1) to recognise and understand the basic structures commonly used in academic writing
2) to recognise different styles used in academic writing and to incorporate these differences in his/her own writing
3) to produce relatively fluent, logically sound, argumentative text
4) to have the competence corresponding to the level B2 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). 


The course is a combination of lectures and practical exercises.

Toteutus ja työmuodot 

Lectures and practical exercises. Exercises 36 h.

Vaadittavat suoritukset 

Active participation in class work, regular attendance. Completion of the writing assignments.




Autumn and spring term


Pia Eriksson






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