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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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MVKS17E Business Translation Seminar English - 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 2015 – 2017

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will have a thorough understanding of the business translation field, as well as of its characteristics and methods. The student will be able to translate business texts from English into Finnish and justify their translation solutions. The student will also have an understanding of the role that the terms and set phrases of business language and text genre conventions play in business translation. Furthermore, 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, communicative situations, operators, and sources of information in the field of business translation. The course unit also examines the specific characteristics of business language, analysing business texts, and translating and justifying translation solutions.

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