XYHH4000 Intro module for Music and Science (2 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:


Course description

The course focuses on introducing students to working in multilingual teams. The course provides opportunities to work in multilingual teams, raising awareness of the conventions of language and communication, as well as the meaning of attitudes in diverse teams. The course introduces topics such as multilingualism, language repertoire, and teamwork. The course also aims to further develop students’ academic study skills, including the use of various language resources.

Core content

· multilingualism as an individual’s and a group’s resource

· group communication in multilingual settings

· utilizing all language resources to develop students’ proficiency

· tools for adjusting students’ communication

· multilingualism in professional life

· academic study skills

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this module, students are expected to be able to

· understand the basics of multilingualism and interculturality.

· recognize, utilize and develop their own multilingual repertoire.

· develop their understanding of multilingual teamwork.

· consider team members’ linguistic resources and adjust their communication based on those resources.

· understand the value of multilingual skills in working life.

· further develop their basic academic study skills, such as citing and referencing, and processing information

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
The course requires participation in contact teaching. Teaching methods may include lectures, workshops, student presentations, project work, group discussions, individual or small group tutorials and feedback sessions, etc. Collaborative and individual work is required.
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Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (2 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish