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Introduction to Literature, electronical exam, 2023-2024

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5 ECTS credits
Continuous learning category:
History and culture
Teaching format:
Independent learning
75 € (VAT 0%)
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The course deals with the starting points of literary research and the key concepts of literary analysis.

Modes of study

Language in the book exam is Finnish or English. Examination of the course is available as electronic Exam throughout the school year.

The course also has a lecture course, which is held in Finnish. Please take a look at: Electronic exam: instructions for students - UEF Kamu.

Book exam materials:

  • ALANKO ja KÄKELÄ-PUUMALA (eds.), Kirjallisuudentutkimuksen peruskäsitteitä, s. 64–289 and
  • MÄKIKALLI ja STEINBY (eds.), Johdatus kirjallisuusanalyysiin.

Students whose first language is not Finnish can complete the course in English by taking the following examinations: KLARER, An Introduction to Literary Studies s. 1–132 ja BRILLENBURG WURTH ja RIGNEY, The Life of Texts s. 1 1–274.

Get to know the course and its schedules in the Peppi guide (NOTE. opens in a new tab).

The normal study fee is 15 euros per ECTS credit. The study fee is paid at registration.

If the teaching is provided by a partner school of the Open University, the study fee consists of the Open University’s study fee and the partner school’s fee. The study fee is paid when registering for the course. Please find more information: Registration, study fees and right to study | University of Eastern Finland (

There is no separate registration or fee for study modules; register for each course individually.

By paying the study fee, the student receives a temporary right to study that entitles them to attend a particular course. The right to study is course-specific, and is required to complete the course as specified in the syllabus for the term, covering both teaching and course exams. If the course is continuously open for registration, the maximum time to complete the course is from 1 August to 31 July for that academic year.

Irrespective of time

Book exam: Finnish or english. The course also has a lecture course, which is held in Finnish.

Register for studies

Registration guide:

I. Click ”Fill in application” to register. You will be directed to our registration service with the study unit already selected; click “In English” at the upper right-hand corner to change the language. If you want to, you can add several study units to your basket before you continue.

II. Pay for your studies. You will receive a payment link in your email. By paying, you confirm your registration. The payment link is active for 24 hours. After payment, you will receive two separate confirmation messages, one from the registration service and the other from the Paytrail service.

III. You will receive your starting instructions within ten days of your registration. Please read them carefully. If you do not have a UEF account, you will also get instructions for activating one.

If you can’t find these messages, remember to check your email’s trash folder.

For more information on study fees and payment and cancellation terms, please see: Registration, study fees and right to study | University of Eastern Finland (

Registration starts:
2023-12-08 09:00
Registration ends:
2024-05-31 23:59