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XENG0005 Academic Writing for International Master's Degree Students (CEFR B2-C1), 3 op 
Koodi XENG0005  Voimassaolo 01.01.1950 -
Nimi Academic Writing for International Master's Degree Students (CEFR B2-C1)  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. Please take this course in the first year of your Master’s programme. This course will focus on the development of writing skills needed for academic studies.

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.

After successful completion of the course, the student should be able to
1) reflect on and assess their own skills and recognize areas of development
2) understand the different stages of the writing process and use appropriate writing strategies for each phase
3) use tools and resources to produce relatively fluent, logically sound, argumentative text
4) collaborate in a group of writers who give feedback on each other’s work.


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 term


Pia Eriksson






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