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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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TRSU03 Basics of Non-Fiction Writing 5 ECTS
Organised by
Translation Studies (Finnish)
Preceding studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Curricula 2012 – 2015

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will be familiar with the different phases of the writing process. The student will be able to analyse different text genres and communication situations and produce text appropriate to the given context. The student will also be able to edit their own Finnish language texts as well as those of others.


The course unit examines the production of text as an overall process and the conventions and styles of different text genres. Furthermore, the course unit provides practice in writing and editing different types of texts. Additionally, the course unit examines the research of different text genres with the help of literature.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Finnish for Translators II (Translation Studies (Finnish))
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School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies