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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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GERFA12A Methods of Scientific Work 2 ECTS
Organised by
German Language and Culture
Person in charge
Olli Salminen
Course is available for:
  • Major subject students

Learning outcomes

To acquire the basic facilities required for academic writing.


Using the search engines and electronic databases of the Tampere University library and other academic libraries; the central functions of Microsoft Word important to academic writing. The basics of academic writing: quoting and reference techniques, summarising, drawing up a bibliography (by using the Finnish guide "Tutkielmantekijän opas"); using the school document base in Word.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Assignments completed in German and in Finnish.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Evaluation by participation in exercises and by final project following written guidelines.

Study materials

Salminen, O., Tutkielmantekijän opas. 2007; Schade, G., Einführung in die deutsche Sprache der Wissenschaften. 2002.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
BA Dissertation Studies (German Language and Culture)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies