Intermediate Finnish Course 2

5 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2022-2023, 900016Y
In this course you will learn to use the Finnish language more fluently and accurately. You will move towards the level of independent language user.


Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Contact studies
Independent study

Course study period



Free of charge

Education information

The course is an upper intermediate course. During the course, students learn the necessary written and oral skills to be able to cope in informal situations arising during everyday life, work and studying. The emphasis in the topics and texts is on working life, for example, internships, job applications, job interviews, job advertisements. On the lessons, the main emphasis is on oral pair and group exercises.

The topics and communicative situations covered in the course: working life, hobbies and leisure; reading short newspaper articles and announcements in various media; responding in a conversation; telephone phrases.

The structures that are studied on the course: the perfect and pluperfect, the use of verb tenses, the plural declension of nouns (partitive, genitive and local cases), the passive form of verbs and some time expressions.



Education format

Continuous learning
Continuing training


Academic Year 2022-2023

Field of study

Language and communication studies


8015 Language studies, Finnish for Foreigners

Teaching language


Course organiser

University of Oulu



Maximum participants

At least 2 places for students from outside / non-degree students.

Prerequisities and co-requisites

Completion of the Intermediate Finnish Course 1 or equivalent skills

Contact information

Guidance and counselling
Last updated: 9.11.2022