Course AEN26E

English: Scholarly Writing in Literary Theory and Criticism

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 46, 2024

The overall aim of the course is to prepare students to write a degree thesis in literature at the graduate level. On completion of the course students will be able to:
  • reflect on and practice, both in writing and orally, important aspects of the literary research process
  • reflect on the implications of methodological and theoretical perspectives
  • identify and reflect on different types of scholarly writing in literary theory and criticism, and the strategies of argumentation that they employ
  • analyse, evaluate and problematise the scholarly work of others
  • communicate and argue, both in writing and orally, for their own interpretations of literary, critical and theoretical texts in clear, correct and appropriate academic English.
Starts and ends:
week 46, 2024 - week 3, 2025
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications :
  • 90 credits in English, of which 30 credits in English III including a course in literary theory
Selection :
Guarenteed admission
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
5 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn/Canvas) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Open for late application
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

To Literature List
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Carmen Zamorano Llena