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687173A History of Literature 4: Finland, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 687173A  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name History of Literature 4: Finland  Abbreviation History of Lite 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline1107 Literature 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Faculty of Humanities 

Jussi Ojajärvi 

ECTS Credits 


Language of instruction 

Finnish; a study package in English can be negotiated with the teacher.


After (or in final stage of) Basic Studies.

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, students will have deepened their knowledge on the history of Finnish literature. They will be able to better analyse and interpret the classics of Finnish literature in their literary and historical contexts.


A course in the history of Finnish literature

Mode of delivery 

Contact teaching or independent study

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures, book exam, or home essay.

Target group 

Major and subsidiary subject students

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Successful completion of Literary History 1 and 2 required

Recommended optional programme components 

Though part of the literary history courses, the course focuses specifically on Finnish literary history

Recommended or required reading 

Literary history and fiction. An updated list of works is published annually on the degree programme’s webpage.

Assessment methods and criteria 

The course can be taken by attending lectures, taking a book exam or by writing an essay



Person responsible 

University lecturer           

Working life cooperation 


Other information 

Possible titles and sources for essays must be agreed upon with the teacher responsible in advance. Students should contact the teacher after initially familiarising themselves with the survey of literary history that is to be examined (see the book list on the degree programme’s website for more information).


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Kirjallisuushistoria 4: Suomi  Course  Jussi Ojajärvi  16.03.22 -04.05.22

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