Elective and preparatory language studies

At SAMK you can study elective and preparatory language studies. We offer elective and preparatory language studies in accordance with SAMK’s annually confirmed language programme.

Elective and preparatory language studies

At SAMK you can study elective and preparatory language studies. We offer elective and preparatory language studies in accordance with SAMK’s annually confirmed language programme.

Elective language studies, Autumn term 2020 (doc)  (Requires OneDrive login)

Elective language studies, Spring term 2021 (doc) (Requires OneDrive login)

There are more elective studies instructed in Finnish. Read more.

Degree Programmes instructed in English

The aim of the preparatory language studies is to strengthen your basic language proficiency so that it will be possible for you to complete the compulsory professional language studies. In the Finnish degree programmes, an English and a Finnish Placement test are performed. Finnish students in English degree programmes take a Swedish Placement test. The target level is B1 (Swedish) in the CERF, Common European Framework of Reference. You will be directed to the preparatory language studies based on the Placement test. The preparatory Swedish course, Brush up your Swedish, will be completed before the actual Swedish studies. For the non-Finns in English degree programmes we offer a preparatory English course, Brush up your English, as an elective language study.

  • Brush up your English, 4 cr, language of instruction English

The student is able to use the key structures and essential vocabulary in such oral and written communication situations, which are related to the most common everyday needs at work and in free time. The student recognizes his/her strengths and development needs. The student has the abilities to manage in the compulsory professionally-oriented English studies belonging to the degree. Target level B1 on the CERF.

  • Brush up your Swedish, 4 cr, language of instruction Finnish

The student is able to use the key structures and essential vocabulary in such oral and written communication situations, which are related to the most common everyday needs at work and in free time. The student recognizes his/her strengths and development needs. The student has the abilities to manage in the compulsory professionally-oriented Swedish studies belonging to the degree. Target level B1 on the CERF.

N.B. The course is intended especially for those students who have not passed the Placement test.