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Degree:
Master of Humanities

Degree title:
Master of Humanities, Interpreter (tulkki, ylempi AMK)

Credits:
90 ects

Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

17.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Unit

MasterSchool

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Leadership
  • Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Teachers
  • Atte Kollanus
  • Lena Segler-Heikkilä
Groups
  • Y-S23termo
  • Y-S23ttk

Objective

The student
· develops academic writing competence and critical reflection skills.
· develops their competence in written and oral academic presentation in an appropriate and convincing manner.
· is able to analyse, evaluate and synthesise information critically, creatively and understandably.
· is able to communicate their key messages, findings and implications in different networks.
· is able to use appropriate self-assessment and peer-assessment methods in academic writing and presentations.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

18.01.2024 - 24.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning

Unit

MasterSchool

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Teachers
  • Eeva Kiuru
  • Lena Segler-Heikkilä
  • Matleena Messo
Groups
  • Y-S23ttk

Objective

Students will be able to
• recognise the role of strategy, analyse the impacts of changes in the world of work on strategy, and develop strategies relevant to interpreting
• recognise the characteristics of business operation in the interpreting industry and how they influence business development
• identify key concepts and functions of business planning and financial management
• describe how services are developed and productised, assess the profitability of services, and identify key factors relating to the productisation process and the quality of services
• identify a range of working models and apply them in their personal practice and business operation

Content

• strategy development and processes
• the characteristics and profile of interpreting business; business development, data security
• entrepreneurship: the basics of business success, financial management, management and employee skills
• the service productisation process, service quality assessment
• contracting and tendering in a changing environment

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

08.09.2023 - 19.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

50 % Contact teaching, 50 % Distance learning

Unit

MasterSchool

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Teachers
  • Lena Segler-Heikkilä
  • Hanna Saario
  • Karri Soppi
Teacher in charge

Lena Segler-Heikkilä

Groups
  • Y-S23ttk

Objective

Students will be able to
• demonstrate knowledge of the programme contents and modes of delivery
• identify their prior and experiential learning, and analyse and demonstrate it based on the programme aims
• study in digital learning environments in a multimodal Master programme
• set goals for their studies and develop their professionalism
• critically analyse research and development needs in the field, and apply their learning to finding solutions and innovations

Content

• programme aims and modes of delivery
• key modes of learning, digital learning environments, guidelines and documents
• setting and obtaining study goals based on personal professional aims as well as on prior learning, work experience, and other knowledge and skills; the RPL process (recognition of prior learning)
• current development needs and topical questions in the interpreting field

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

21.09.2023 - 05.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Unit

MasterSchool

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Teachers
  • Lena Segler-Heikkilä
  • Olga Galinski
  • Matleena Messo
  • Virpi Thurén
  • Pirjo Pouttu
Teacher in charge

Lena Segler-Heikkilä

Groups
  • Y-S23ttk

Objective

Students will be able to
• recognise and analyse the impacts of service systems, decision-making and funding mechanisms in the provision of interpreting services
• critically analyse the service structures and processes of interpreting services and propose development ideas
• interpret as well as critically and ethically apply information, statutes and regulations relating to interpreting service provision, working languages, translation, interpreting, and interpreters’ client groups
• identify solutions relating to work organisation

Content

• organisation of interpreting services
• ethics, professionalism and development needs in working life and workplaces
• applicable statutes and regulations
• work organisation: systems, digital solutions and their development

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

22.09.2023 - 19.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Unit

MasterSchool

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Teachers
  • Lena Segler-Heikkilä
Teacher in charge

Lena Segler-Heikkilä

Groups
  • Y-S23ttk

Objective

Students will be able to
• critically apply quality management theories and their key concepts and principles in interpreting
• recognise the requirements of tendering in quality management and development
• develop and apply best practices and methods for assessing service and practice quality as an interpreting professional
• assess the quality of interpreting from different perspectives

Content

• theoretical and practical principles of quality management
• digital quality management environments
• operational assessment and development
• quality manual
• quality assessment in interpreting

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

19.01.2024 - 31.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Virtual portion

6 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Unit

MasterSchool

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Teachers
  • Lena Segler-Heikkilä
Groups
  • Y-S23ttk

Objective

Students will be able to
• produce and apply new research and innovate new practices
• tackle research-based development challenges with a multimethodological approach
• apply research and best practices in interpreting
• draw up a research-based development report
• communicate about the development process and its outcomes
• communicate about the outcomes and findings of the process to a target audience

Content

• implementation of research-based development
• reporting of research-based development
• professional communication and presentation of outcomes and findings via various channels

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

27.09.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Unit

MasterSchool

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Leadership
  • Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Teachers
  • Marja Katisko
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Satu Kajander-Unkuri
  • Keijo Piirainen
  • Eveliina Hellas
  • Hannu Piiroinen
  • Arja Suikkala
Groups
  • Y-S23termo
  • Y-S23ttk

Objective

The student
· is able to describe the nature of quantitative and qualitative research as well as the premises of the methodology and philosophy of science.
· is able to search for and critically evaluate national and international quantitative and qualitative scientific information and apply it to research, development and innovation (RDI) activities in accordance with the defined problem or purpose.
· is able to justify the most appropriate data acquisition and data analysis methods for the defined problem or purpose.
· is able to design a plan for RDI activities and embed ethical aspects into the research project.
· is able to analyse and evaluate the validity and reliability of RDI activities.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

19.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Unit

MasterSchool

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Teachers
  • Lena Segler-Heikkilä
Groups
  • Y-S23ttk

Objective

Students
- understand the basis and significance of research-based development work in developing the interpreting field
- can systematically retrieve, assess and apply information in research and development work
- manages the research and development process holistically
- can plan a final thesis that promotes the development of the interpreting field

Content

- the basis and process of research and development work
- systematic information retrieval as part of the research-based approach
- from thesis idea to thesis plan
- presenting the thesis plan and giving peer feedback for other students’ plans
- ethics of research and development and the roles of the contributing actors

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

21.08.2024 - 15.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Unit

MasterSchool

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Leadership
  • Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Teachers
  • Atte Kollanus
Groups
  • Y-S23termo
  • Y-S23ttk

Objective

The student
· develops academic writing competence and critical reflection skills.
· develops their competence in written and oral academic presentation in an appropriate and convincing manner.
· is able to analyse, evaluate and synthesise information critically, creatively and understandably.
· is able to communicate their key messages, findings and implications in different networks.
· is able to use appropriate self-assessment and peer-assessment methods in academic writing and presentations.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

06.09.2024 - 10.11.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Unit

MasterSchool

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Master’s Degree in Development of Interpreting Practices
Teachers
  • Lena Segler-Heikkilä
  • Jaana Tilli
Groups
  • Y-S23ttk

Objective

Students will be able to
• identify and interpret key legislation relating to wellbeing at work and the cooperation procedure
• identify and apply the principles of ergonomics, wellbeing at work and working ability in their personal practice and workplace settings
• promote and develop wellbeing at work and working ability in the interpreting field at societal level
• plan methods of managing challenging situations and personal safety and security

Content

• legislation on wellbeing at work and the cooperation procedure
• promotion and management of wellbeing at work and working ability in personal practice and workplaces
• professional supervision
• methods and action-based approaches of wellbeing at work, and their development
• challenging situations and issues relating to personal safety and security

Evaluation scale

0-5