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NORDIG4 Academic writing and theory 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Nordic MP in Innovative Governance and Public Management
Administrative Science
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

- Recognize the differences between academic and non-academic texts
- Master the basic conventions (e.g. use of language) and formats (e.g. for referencing) associated with academic writing within the social sciences
- Provide a critical analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of academic arguments, and the implications (research & practice) of academic findings
- Develop a well-structured, clearly articulated and analytically sound academic essay or research proposal
- Grasp the essence of various theoretical traditions within the social sciences (and in the context of the master program in political science and management)

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Elias Pekkola, Teacher responsible
Hanna Salminen, Teacher responsible


14-Sep-2018 – 16-Nov-2018
Fri 24-Aug-2018 at 14-18, Linna ls K110
Tue 18-Sep-2018 at 9-14, Linna rh K106
Thu 20-Sep-2018 at 9-14, Päät ls A08
Fri 16-Nov-2018 at 8-16