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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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MVKS45 Simultaneous Interpreting II 5 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Programme in Multilingual Communication and Translation Studies
Preceding studies
Compulsory: MVKS42E Simultaneous Interpreting I English–Finnish–English, MVKS42S Simultaneous Interpreting I German–Finnish–German, or MVKS42V Simultaneous Interpreting I Russian–Finnish–Russian.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Curricula 2015 – 2017


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will be able to act professionally and collegially as part of an interpreting team in a multilingual conference. The student will master relay interpreting and will be able to perceive interpretation's position as part of the conference as a whole. The student will understand the basic principles of interpreting services in a conference and the prerequisites of successful conference interpreting. The student will understand the importance of thorough preparation and collegial behaviour for a successful conference interpreting.


The course unit explores simultaneous interpreting in conference situations, relay interpreting, and interpreting services at conferences (such as assembling a team). The course unit also provides information on the interpreter’s professional, collegial activity as part of an interpreting team.

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

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
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Faculty of Communication Sciences