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KKENVAL9 Professional Writing 2 op
Organised by
Preceding studies
Introduction to Academic English course (4 ECTS) or a B1-B2 level course in some other foreign language.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Curricula 2012 – 2015
KKENVAL9 Professional Writing 2 ECTS


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2-C1
Strategic themes: Internationalisation

General description

The course aims to provide the student with English professional writing competencies needed in working life.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, students are expected to be able to
- write well-structured and reader-friendly documents related to working life
- use appropriate terminology of their professional field
- follow the conventions of professional written communication
- consider cultural aspects in professional writing


To achieve the learning outcomes students will
- write various documents related to working life (e.g. emails, memos, proposals, applications and reports)
- give and receive constructive feedback on their work and revise it accordingly
- compile a short list of field-specific terminology

Teaching methods

The average student workload for a 2 credit course is 54 hours (2 x 27). The distribution of hours between classwork, tutorials, online work and other independent work will vary.

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 English

Exercise(s) and participation in classroom work

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Satisfactory completion of tasks, attendance and active participation, other criteria will be given by the teacher.

Study materials

Will be distributed by the teacher and/or through Moodle.

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.