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KKENLL Medical English - Introduction to Scientific Writing / RPL (näyttökoe) 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Language and communication studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Language Centre
Level C1

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course of instruction is to provide students with a solid base of knowledge to help them both with the reading of medical texts in their studies and with the future writing of medical articles.

After successful completion of the course, students will
- know the structure of medical research articles and their component parts
- know the conventions, vocabulary and linguistic features of medical writing (including differences between British and American conventions)
- be able to avoid common grammatical pitfalls
- be able to reference sources correctly according to the Vancouver style of referencing
- be able to evaluate a research article
- summarize medical research using appropriate writing conventions

General description

Degree students who have achieved the learning outcomes of the course can demonstrate their academic English skills in the RPL process. See more information here.


Raquel Benmergui, Teacher responsible
Marja Keni-Vanonen, Teacher responsible