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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
KKSU5 Finnish Advanced Course 1 4 ECTS
Organised by
Preceding studies
Finnish Elementary Courses 1–4 (or equivalent)
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
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Curricula 2015 – 2017


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B1
Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to communicate orally and in written form on various matters connected to familiar themes. They will also be able to give quite detailed accounts of different situations and events, and understand such accounts. With the help of a dictionary, students will be able to read texts whose structural requirements are slightly below standard newspaper language.


During the course, students are acquainted with basic Finnish grammar and vocabulary connected to different themes. In addition, they engage in structural and communicative exercises focusing on the topics covered.

Teaching methods

Group instruction: 52 hours
Independent work: approximately 56 hours

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

Active participation in the course. There will be an examination after the course.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Assessment is based on participation in the course and the final examination.

Study materials

The materials are designed by the teacher.

Belongs to following study modules

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Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
For Open University students only
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