Special Course in Finnish: Writing Skills

3 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2023-2024, 900027Y
In this course you will get to know different types of texts and practice and develop your written Finnish language skills.

Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Web-Based Studies
Independent study

Course study period



Free of charge


Education information

During the course students develop their writing skills in Finnish and are guided in the drafting of different text types and documents needed in studies and work. In the course students learn how to write informal and formal emails, an argument-essay / blog post, a summary, a job application or a report/newsletter.

Education format

Continuous learning
Continuing training


Academic Year 2023-2024

Field of study

Language and communication studies


8015 Language studies, Finnish for Foreigners

Teaching language


Course organiser

University of Oulu



Maximum participants

At least 2 places for students from outside / non-degree students.

Prerequisities and co-requisites

Required proficiency level is B1.1, completion of the Intermediate Finnish Course 3 (YK00AI94) or equivalent Finnish language skills.

Contact information

Guidance and counselling

Last updated: 30.5.2023