Course AJP23P

Intercultural Literature Studies: Academic Writing

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 35, 2021

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • identify and discuss different types of writing in the field of literary studies, such as academic papers, scholarly articles and dissertations
  • discuss components of the research process in literary studies, from basic research questions, critical review of previous research, and the choice of method and theory, to text and discourse analysis, and the structure of their own arguments
  • apply common rules and conventions for documentation, paraphrase, citation and bibliography, relevant for the field of intercultural literature studies
  • carry out an independent short literary research assignment on an intercultural literary theme, which is presented in an argumentative essay
  • analyse and discuss the academic writing of others by pointing out strengths as well as weaknesses in the form of a constructive response.
Starts and ends:
wk35, 2021 - wk44, 2021
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
English
Other:
C: Course only offered as part of course package.
Entry Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree of 180 credits in the field of Humanities, Social Sciences or Education and English B/6 from Swedish upper secondary school or equivalent knowledge. No knowledge of Swedish is required.
Application Code:
HDA-H39BU
Main field of study:
Included in course package:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
6 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

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) 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: www.universityadmissions.se.
Literature List

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

To Literature List
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