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ay900084Y Scientific Communication (OPEN UNI), 5 ECTS cr 
Code ay900084Y  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Scientific Communication (OPEN UNI)  Abbreviation Scientific Comm 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeLanguage and Communication Studies Discipline8001 Language studies, Finnish 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit University of Oulu, Open University 

Proficiency level 


Required proficiency level 


ECTS Credits 

5 credits

Language of instruction 



first or second academic year


Practises and distinctive features of scientific communication, style and language of science, aademic writing, group-writing, critical and analytical reading strategies, observation and analysis of speech communication situations.

Mode of delivery 

Multimodal teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Contact teaching ca. 35 hrs and independent study ca. 100 hrs.

Target group 

Students of the Faculty of Humanities at the Bachelor level and KieKuVi minor.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 

Material provided by the teacher.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Active participation in contact and distance teaching, independent study and completion of given assignments.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


Pass / fail

Person responsible 

Niina Sarajärvi


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