Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Upon completion of this course, students will be able to

- write about concepts related to art, design and architecture
- demonstrate the stages of writing from inspiration to revision and final work
- construct sentences and paragraphs that are cohesive and easy to read
- write both formal and informal texts

Credits: 3

Schedule: 02.03.2021 - 13.04.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Susan Gamache, John Weston

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): John Weston

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):


Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):



  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    This course introduces written communication principles and strategies that are applicable to professional and academic purposes and is at the same time integrated with a content course.

    Students develop their skills in producing texts related to art, design and architecture.

    The course tasks might cover creative and/or academic or professional writing and involve both formal and informal writing.

    Throughout the course, students collaborate with their peers through brainstorming, sharing ideas, responding to each other s writing, and giving feedback.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    - Continuous assessment of active contribution 10%

    - Course assignments 20%

    - Written assignments 70%


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    81 h (Small group instruction 24-36 h + independent work 45-57 h)


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Provided by the teacher

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    02086 Writing Inspirations

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


Registration for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


  • Applies in this implementation:

    Please note that this integrated course is only for students studying DOM-C1065Koe: Muutos (Experiment: Change).


Further Information
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    This course only fulfils the university foreign language requirement for written skills (w).

    Please note that the course will only be organised if a minimum of 10 people register for it.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Please note that this integrated course is only for students studying DOM-C1065Koe: Muutos (Experiment: Change).