Course name Effective workplace writing
Course date 12.09.2022 - 30.12.2022
Institution XAMK University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Languages and Communication HUB
Teacher Xamkin lehtori
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 15.08.2022 - 28.08.2022
Implementation plan
OPEN UAS Enrolment

Effective workplace writing

12.09.2022 - 30.12.2022

Course description


The student can write English texts in the workplace and self-reflectively develop her/himself as a writer and language user. S/he is able: – to receive peer feedback from texts and develop her/himself based on the feedback – to give feedback to peers based on instructions – to write correct text using appropriate tools paying attention to the communicational and stylistic requirements of each genre and/or text type Content:

The course consists of eight (8) one-credit topics. The student shall choose five (5) of them:

1. Documents of a formal meeting 2. Expert blogs 3. Homepage of a SME or small organization 4. Media release 5. Business transactions: Request for quotation and quotation 6. Business transactions: Complaint and reply 7. Documents of a job application 8. Consultation report


The student has completed the obligatory course of her/his degree programme with the minimum Grade 3.

Assessment criteria

Assessment scale: Approved/Failed

Course way of working and time table

This course is entirely online. The course consists of a number topics, of which the student chooses five to work on.