Time: 4.5. – 31.7.2020
Place: E-campus, online studies
Extent: 5 ECTS cr
Number of study places: 20
Target group: Those, who are interested
Required previous skills: No prior skills needed
Lecturer: Tarja Isokääntä, email is firstname.surname@xamk.fi


Enrolment by:19.4.2020
Price: Free of charge

Please notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on OUAS courses.



Learning outcomes:
This course is available for students who have no prior Finnish skills.
The course will be carried out by means of independent online studies.
The student is responsible for determining his/her weekly amount of studying based on the time during which he/she wishes to complete the course.

Contents and methods:
introducing oneself and his/her family, greeting someone, making acquaintances, simple conversation related to e.g. shopping and eating out:basic structures and typical features of the Finnish language, such as vowel harmony, verb types and forms in present tense, singular partitive case.

Requires good independent study skills since real-time teacher participation is very minimal. Attending the course requires English skills enabling academic studies and some IT-skills.

Assessment: Examination and assignments. Assessment on a scale of 1 – 5.

Certificate of these studies will be delivered 
 – in paper form for those who have their home address in Finland
 – by email in PDF form for those who have their home address in some other country.

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:
Open University of Applied Sciences office, email openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
Please, cancel your enrolment 14 days before the course starts.Cancellation by email to openstudies@xamk.fi.

You'll receive an invitation by email to this course approx. one week before the course starts.