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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2017–2018
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NORDIG4 Academic writing and theory 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Nordic Master's Programme in Innovative Governance and Public Management
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

- Recognize the differences between academic and non-academic texts
- Master the basic conventions (e.g. use of language) and formats (e.g. for referencing) associated with academic writing within the social sciences
- Provide a critical analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of academic arguments, and the implications (research & practice) of academic findings
- Develop a well-structured, clearly articulated and analytically sound academic essay or research proposal
- Grasp the essence of various theoretical traditions within the social sciences (and in the context of the master program in political science and management)


Elias Pekkola, Teacher responsible


1-Sep-2017 – 29-Nov-2017
Fri 1-Sep-2017 at 10-14, Linna rh K112
Tue 28-Nov-2017 at 10-18, Päät ls A31
Wed 29-Nov-2017 at 10-18, Pinni ls A3103