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MVKS13V Technical Translation Seminar Russian - Finnish 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 have a thorough understanding of the field of technical translation and its specific characteristics and methods. The student will be able to translate texts in the field of technology from Russian into Finnish and justify their translation solutions. The student will also understand the role that terminology, fixed phrases, and the conventions of different text genres play in technical translation. The student will be able to search for terms and phrases and assess their suitability in a particular context.


The course unit explores the central text genres, communicational situations, actors, and information sources of technical translation. The course unit also includes analysing, translating, and justifying translation solutions for texts in the field of technical translation.

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. 


Numeric 1-5.

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