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KK-VEN3OP Foreign language studies: Russian (CEFR B1), 3 cr 
Code KK-VEN3OP  Validity 01.01.2017 -
Name Foreign language studies: Russian (CEFR B1)  Abbreviation Foreign languag 
Scope3 cr   
TypeLanguage studies
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Language Centre 

Learning outcomes 

Completion of the foreign language studies required for the degree with an examination.



Starting level: CEFR B1 or higher.


The examination is held once every term and it consists of two sections testing written and oral language proficiency, respectively. Students first sign up for the written section, and after passing that are invited to the oral examination. The examination of oral language skills takes place approximately two weeks after the written section. Both sections must be completed successfully during the same term (autumn or spring).


Written section

The written section tests the students’ comprehension of factual texts as well as their production of written texts. The examination lasts for three hours.


Reading comprehension

Students can prepare for the examination by reading factual texts. The answers are given in the student’s mother tongue, primarily Finnish or Swedish. No dictionaries are allowed in the examination.


Students write an opinion piece (ca. 250 words) giving well-reasoned views on the topic. 

In the written section, students may use a bilingual dictionary, which will be available in the auditorium. Students are not allowed to use their own dictionaries.


Oral section

The examination is an interview, which lasts approximately 20 minutes and deals with topics related to studies and the student’s own field.


Assessment practices and criteria 

The examination is evaluated on a pass/fail basis.

Other information 

Further information: Heidi Mäkäläinen:


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