EKIA1004 Business Writing (3 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Language and Communication Studies
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



This course offers work-related practice in writing. By analyzing the main features of the different genres, the students will acquire the terms and the style used in written business communication.

Completion methods

Contact teaching, group work, pair work, regular home assignments, portfolio of written assignments and reflection.

Assessment details

Assessment is based on overall participation (1/3) and the final portfolio that the students submit at the end of the course (2/3).

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students will be able to
- recognize genre features of various types of business writing;
- understand and use business-related terminology;
- formulate messages in a formal style for a specific context, audience, and purpose;
- produce different kinds of texts that are used in professional working life.

Additional information

80 % attendance is required.

Description of prerequisites


Study materials

Lecture materials will be available in Moodle. Further readings will be announced in the course.

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item