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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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MVKS20E Authorised Translation II (English - Finnish) 4 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 2015 – 2017

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will have a thorough understanding of the principles that apply to producing legally valid translations. The student will be able to produce legally valid translations from English into Finnish, recognise translation issues related to culture and language pairs, and will also able to solve these issues by using supplementary materials and tools.


The course unit explores documents written in Finnish and English, the principles that apply to producing legally valid translations, and their application.

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. 

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Competence test and exercises

Further information

In order for the student to pass the course unit, the student must complete the competence test and exercises to a commendable standard. If the student does not meet the requirements set for authorised translation, but otherwise successfully completes the course, the student may receive ECTS credits for the course under the course unit code MVKS54–56.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Faculty of Communication Sciences