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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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MVKS50 Introduction to Medicine for Translators 5 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Programme in Multilingual Communication and Translation 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 an understanding of the basics of medicine and healthcare. The student will be familiar with the central terminology of medicine and healthcare in Finnish. Furthermore, the student will understand medical texts and will be able to search for more information on the field when necessary.


The course unit explores anatomy, treatment of diseases, and the work of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. In addition, the student will learn how to obtain more information on medical topics.

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