Siirry sisältöön

The student needs to have completed the mandatory English language course, Professional Communication in English or equivalent, prior to taking this course.

Basic information

  • Application period: 09.06.2021-23.08.2021
  • Date: 06.09.2021-26.11.2021
  • Scope: 5 ECTS
  • Location: Verkkokurssi
  • Price: 75 €


Contact lessons in class and in Zoom. Also Canvas learning platform is in use.

Lesson schedule

06.09.2021 16.00–18.00

20.09.2021 16.00–18.00

04.10.2021 16.00–18.00

11.10.2021 16.00–18.00

25.10.2021 16.00–18.00

10.11.2021 16.00–18.00

15.11.2021 16.00–18.00


The student is able to

  • deliver effective presentations and speeches in academic and general situations
  • interact smoothly and take an active part in discussions and conversations
  • understand the significance of nonverbal communication
  • speak with improved pronunciation and a richer vocabulary

Teaching methods

The course contains work on the following themes:

  • orientation and self-assessment of communication skills
  • persuasive communication strategies and techniques in presentations, discussions, pitches, interviews and debates
  • language needed while mingling in an intercultural context
  • teamwork and organisational communication

Student workload

5 ECTS = 135 hours of work

  • approx. 30 hours in class
  • 105 hours of independent study

Further information

Lessons are compulsory.

Learning material

Materials in Canvas learning platform.


The course is assessed on a pass/fail basis.

To pass, students will need to reach level B2 of CEFR. That is equal to 70% of maximum points.

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