Course EN1120

Literature in English

15 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 3, 2023

On completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • describe some of the premises of literary perspectives focusing on form as well as of ideological perspectives on literature
  • analyse literary works from the perspective of narrative, drama and poetry criticism
  • discuss aspects specific to a literary text such as theme and form, but also relevant aspects outside the text, such as the role of literature in describing the human experience
  • argue for their own interpretations of literary works in a correct, clear and coherent manner both orally and in writing
  • discuss the complexity of social issues regarding nationhood, social and cultural identity, and the significance of literature in shedding light on these matters
  • in written work apply appropriate English grammar and writing rules.
Starts and ends:
week 3, 2023 - week 22, 2023
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
C: Course only offered as part of course package.
Entry Qualifications:
  • General entry requirements and English 6. No knowledge of Swedish is required
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Included in course package:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
13 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) 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:
21,750 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
21,750 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Literature List

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

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