Language and Communication Studies for Foreign Graduate Students

Faculty of Education


BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Language and Communication Studies

Language and Communication Studies for a Bachelor's degree for foreigners, who do not have sufficient Finnish language skills, consist of study modules mentioned below. Foreigners with sufficient Finnish language skills follow the modules that are intended for the Finnish degree students.

Finnish for Foreigners (12 ECTS):
XFIN0001  Finnish for Foreigners 1 (CEFR A1) (3 ECTS)
XFIN0002  Finnish for Foreigners 2 (CEFR A1) (3 ECTS)
XFIN0003  Finnish for Foreigners 3 (CEFR A2) (3 ECTS)
XFIN0004  Finnish for Foreigners 4 (CEFR A2) (3 ECTS)

And two of the following courses (5-6 ECTS):
KENG0001  English: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B2) (3 ECTS) (only for non-native English speakers)
KENG0002  English: Oral Skills (CEFR B2) (3 ECTS) (only for non-native English speakers)
XENG0005  Academic Writing for International Master's Degree Students (CEFR B2) (3 ECTS)
XPUH0021  Academic Speech Communication (2 ECTS)

Note! Native speakers of English should take the courses XENG0005 and XPUH0021.


MASTER'S DEGREE

Language and Communication Studies

Foreigners, who aim at taking the Master's degree, are recommended to take more courses in both the Finnish and the English language, depending on their personal situation.