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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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MVKS04 Translators' and Interpreters' Professional Business Skills 5 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Programme in Multilingual Communication and Translation Studies
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 rules and practices of working life and will be able to evaluate associated questions and know where to acquire additional information. The student will be able to apply their expertise in various situations and will be familiar with the opportunities the labour market has to offer. Additionally, the student will be able to competently assess the market value of their work.


The course will explore, among other things, the following: different forms of entrepreneurship, establishing a company, and entrepreneurial activity on the Internet. The course will also provide information on copyrights, taxation, insurance, pricing, marketing, competitive tendering, contractual questions, and lobbying.

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

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Assessment is based on the student’s active participation and a learning diary.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies