Course TY1069

German:The History of German Language and Culture and Academic Writing

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 36, 2024

The course aims for students to acquire a deeper insight into German language and cultural history and get an overview of the German language development from the 500‘s to modern times as well as practice their academic writing skills. After completing the course the students shall, in addition to increased overall language skills, be able to:

  • demonstrate a deeper insight into the German language structure and history and be able to draw their own conclusions and theorize about German language development
  • demonstrate an independent and critical approach to various methods in older and modern linguistic research and be able to discover contrastively important similarities and differences between Swedish and German
  • apply basic skills in academic writing when writing a paper
  • critically evaluate their own learning and identify any additional competence needs in the subject.
Starts and ends:
week 36, 2024 - week 3, 2025
Study Rate:
25%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
German
Entry Qualifications :
  • German Grammar - basic course 7,5 credits and German Written Proficiency I, 7,5 credits
Selection :
Higher education credits (1-165 credits)
Application Code:
HDA-H3K4F
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
0 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: www.universityadmissions.se.
Apply
Open for late application
Literature List

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

To Literature List
How may we help you?

Ask us about studying at Dalarna University.
support@du.se
+46 23-77 88 88

Course Coordinator
Anneli Fjordevik

Starts week 4, 2025

The course aims for students to acquire a deeper insight into German language and cultural history and get an overview of the German language development from the 500‘s to modern times as well as practice their academic writing skills. After completing the course the students shall, in addition to increased overall language skills, be able to:

  • demonstrate a deeper insight into the German language structure and history and be able to draw their own conclusions and theorize about German language development
  • demonstrate an independent and critical approach to various methods in older and modern linguistic research and be able to discover contrastively important similarities and differences between Swedish and German
  • apply basic skills in academic writing when writing a paper
  • critically evaluate their own learning and identify any additional competence needs in the subject.
Starts and ends:
week 4, 2025 - week 23, 2025
Study Rate:
25%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
German
Other:
C: Course only offered as part of course package.
Entry Qualifications :
  • German Grammar - basic course 7,5 credits and German Written Proficiency I, 7,5 credits
Selection :
Higher education credits (1-165 credits)
Application Code:
HDA-V3K2P
Main field of study:
Included in course package:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
0 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: www.universityadmissions.se.
Closed for late application
Literature List

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

To Literature List
How may we help you?

Ask us about studying at Dalarna University.
support@du.se
+46 23-77 88 88

Course Coordinator
Anneli Fjordevik