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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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MVKS22 Technical Documentation 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 2015 – 2017
MVKS22 Technical Documentation 5 ECTS

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will be able to explain the main features of technical documentation and their points of convergence with translating and translation studies. They will be able to name the main criteria for high-quality technical documentation and to explain the conventions and differences in technical documentation in different cultures. The student will be aware of different methods of target group analysis and able to describe the legislation related to technical communication.

Contents

The course unit explores the main principles of technical documentation and factors impacting its quality, methods of target group analysis, and relevant legislation.
During the course unit, the student will complete assignments on analysing and producing texts, focusing on technical documentation.

Teaching language

Finnish

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 
Numeric 1-5. 

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Further information

The course unit is especially recommended for students specialising in technical translation.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Optional Courses (Common Core Studies / LTL)
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2018–2019
Teaching
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Faculty of Communication Sciences